The Lions desperately need a cornerback.
Just ask anyone who follows the team. There were a number of plays in the second half of the season where the secondary was burned. Some of those plays made cornerbacks look especially silly. Vast numbers proceeded to declare that Janoris Jenkins needed to be the Lions' pick.
Then the last few days happened.
Light was shed on the fact that three of the Lions' rookies from last year were arrested this offseason for possession of illegal substances. The nation has responded in kind by an almost wholesale abandonment of the notion of the Detroit Lions selecting Janoris Jenkins at all due to character issues.
The blind decision that Jenkins was the only pick for the Lions was an irrational approach. The categorical dismissal of him is not much better.
Understand, the Detroit Lions' War Room is in the business of drafting talented football players. Janoris Jenkins is a talented football player. If he is on the board when the Lions draft, the ...