Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 3/21/13
Eight consecutive losses is not the way any team wants to end a season, but that is how the Detroit Lions finished the 2012-2013 campaign.  Posting a miserable 4 and 12 record the Lions finished last in their division and seriously underachieved.  The main reason for this is the Lions defense giving up the sixth most points per game in the NFL last year. With the signing of running back Reggie Bush adding one more weapon to a very potent offense, the Lions have an easy path to draft success.  That being said let’s get into the Lions draft strategy.             Being the GM for the Lions this year is almost a no lose situation considering that the defensive prospects in the first five picks are much stronger than their offensive counterparts.  The defense was not terrible about giving up total yards passing or receiving, but seemed to give up huge touchdowns and too many points.  The best way to bolster a team that gives up big plays is to draft a defensive back or defensive end that...
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