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In the short term, however, I’ll say this: There better be more on the way.
The Lions selected Titus Young (WR Boise State) at no. 44 and then traded up with their favorite trading partners—the Seattle Seahawks—to select Mikel LeShoure, the second best back in the draft according to many draft analysts.
The outcry after both picks was both loud, dissonant and mostly off-key.
The Detroit Lions drafted Titus Young in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night to be a No. 3 wide receiver, then made a trade to select Mikel Leshoure 13 picks later in the same round as a short-yardage running back.
It might not be a bad idea to make a trip to Las Vegas and put your money down on the Detroit Lions.