Looking back, the Detroit Lions haven’t received much back from the seven selections made in the 2012 NFL Draft.
The draft was highlighted by first round selection, offensive tackle Riley Reiff and second round selection, wide receiver Ryan Broyles.
As if the Lions needed someone telling them this, ESPN’s “draft expert” reassessed the Lions draft and downgraded the performance...
Bill Bentley thought he was just OK in the Detroit Lions' exhibition opener. Coach Jim Schwartz would prefer that his rookie cornerback leave the criticism to him.
''It's not his job to grade his performance, it's his job to go play and he can play better,'' Schwartz said Sunday. ''He left a couple of plays on the field.''
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2012
The first player selected from the Sun Belt Conference in the 2012 draft was Louisiana Lafayette cornerback Dwight Bentley who was tabbed by the Detroit Lions in round three. The Rajin Cajuns are likely to once again have the first player from the conference selected in the 2013 draft. Again a cornerback. Again in round three...
After choosing to continue to build the offense in the first two rounds, the Detroit Lions selected Dwight Bentley with their 85th overall selection in the 2012 NFL Draft. During OTAs Lion’s Defensive Coordinator Gunther Cunningham admitted that Dwight Bentley was “ahead” of his fellow Defensive Back draft picks in Detroit. Cunningham claimed that [...]