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In the spirit of baseball season, I decided to take a look at who I thought had the best “farm systems” in the NFL today.

CB play is the hardest to assess from TV broadcast footage. Figuring out a player’s true assignment, and assessing how well he carries it out, takes a lot more education and intuition when it comes to DB play than line play. That having been said, I think this chart matches up well with our armchair understanding of the Lions’ CB situation:
Daron Roberts, an assistant coach with the Detroit Lions the past two seasons, has joined the West Virginia coaching staff to coach wide receivers and work closely with special teams.

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