Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 2/8/13
The Lions go into this offseason with plenty of needs while head coach Jim Schwartz once again got to coach the Senior Bowl getting a firsthand look at potential draft prospects. By getting this chance the Lions need to take advantage by basing this draft on needs and abandon the best available strategy.  The best available strategy can work if you do it on identified needs. I’ll make this example… Detroit can’t take a corner back (i.e. Dee Milliner from Alabama) after drafting 3 players last year at the position and all while having a greater need at defensive end, linebacker, safety and offensive line. The Lions arguably have the players on their team that will start at corner with Chris Houston hopefully being a top priority to re-sign during the offseason. Now I’m not saying the Lions can’t use Milliner at corner, they definitely could. What I’m saying is Milliner is a stretch for Detroit. He is a good corner with good size, but a rookie corner on team that struggles to make opposing
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