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Detroit seems to be a sinkhole for talent, allowing bright, talented individuals to sink to obscurity within the inept organization. Here are the five worst draft busts the Lions have ever suffered.

Last season Harrington began his broadcasting career working as a color analyst for Oregon football games and currently works as an NFL and college football analyst for Fox Sports Radio.
Keen Lions fans have noticed that the team has done a lot of homework on this year’s crop of running backs, something that has elicited mild surprise given the fact that the team made a trade up into the back end of the first round last year to select RB Jahvid Best.

General manager Martin Mayhew made it clear at the annual NFL meetings last month that he doesn’t believe offensive tackle is one of the Detroit Lions’ most pressing needs.

Pro Football Weekly draft expert Nolan Nawrocki disagrees.

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