Scanning the Savanna


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Yesterday we examined the 2000 St. Louis Rams, led by Mike Martz as he tried to improve a team that had finished 13-3 with a Super Bowl championship. Today we’re going to look at the 2007 Detroit Lions, a team that finished 2006 on the opposite end of the spectrum at 3-13.

So here, then, is a list containing Charles Rogers and the nine other most cataclysmically bad Lions draft picks.

Best didn’t make it a month before turf-toe injuries slowed his rookie season, but Lions coach Jim Schwartz said during the NFL owners meetings that the running back’s rocky first year hasn’t dissuaded the organization from believing Best can handle whatever size workload the Lions need.

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