Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  By DAVE DYE  |  Last updated 6/25/14
As soon as he signed a contract with the Detroit Lions, Cornelius Lucas started hearing about LaAdrian Waddle's story. It was inevitable. Waddle was an overlooked offensive tackle who went undrafted a year ago coming out of Texas Tech. All he did was become one of the NFL's biggest surprises last season, appearing in 12 games and making eight starts. Could Lucas follow a similar path? He's another mammoth offensive tackle from the Big-12 who didn't hear his name called among the 256 players selected in this year's NFL Draft. Nevertheless, he's expected to compete for the No. 4 offensive tackle job as a rookie with the Lions. At the very least, he should make the team's practice squad to give him some time to develop. The Lions seriously believe they could have another sleeper, much like Waddle. "I heard about his story over and over again," Lucas said of Waddle. "I would love to have the same story, possibly even do it better." Part of the reason for the Lions' interest in both Luca...
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