Scanning the Savanna

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Following is a look at players who have visited the Lions and how they could fit in the Lions’ draft plans, either on the first round or deeper in the draft.

Teams often reached for prospects with mid-round grades because they were so in need of a signalcaller.

Here are the QBs taken in the second round since 2001, in chronological order:

It’s time for the third installment of the “Square Peg Brigade” series. The point of the article is to visit those players added to the Lions roster in 2010 via trade, free agency, or the waiver wire.

These players found themselves as square pegs in new schemes, or were roster cut-down casualties with their former teams. Some were snatched off the practice squad.

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