Head coach Jim Schwartz believes in building in the trenches, and many fans feel both offensive line and defensive ends could be a focal point of this draft. In addition, the linebacking and defensive back corps were decimated by injuries in 2010 and picked apart by opposing quarterbacks.
Moreover, the Lions will look to help Matthew Stafford by finding a slot-speed receiver to pair with Calvin Johnson and a running back to pair with Jahvid Best.
To fill those needs, Detroit Lions should make these picks starting Thursday.
Maddux went to the Detroit Lions’ headquarters in Allen Park Wednesday for a workout. He’s also been getting some interest from the Miami Dolphins, Oakland Raiders, New England Patriots and Pittsburgh Steelers.
Zac Snyder got hooked on the Lions after his dad took him to a Monday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Raiders in 1990. The show put on by Barry Sanders and Bo Jackson that night was only surpassed by what Zac could do with Barry in a game of Tecmo Super Bowl.