Today marks the start of the 2011 SideLion Report Detroit Lions player of the year tournament‘s third round! Take a look at the bracket here.
Who will be the first player to make our Elite Eight?
(3 seed) Rob Sims
First Round: def Dyland Gandy
Second Round: def Dominic Raiola
Rob Sims gained a reputation as one of the most dependable offensive linemen on the Detroit Lions roster in 2011. He started all 16 regular season games plus the playoff game at left guard.
(10 seed) Stephen Peterman
First Round: def Gosder Cherilus
Second Round: def Jeff Backus
Stephen Peterman advanced to the second round by upsetting the seventh seeded Gosder Cherilus. He’s received criticism as well but apparently the fans appreciated his efforts over that of Cherilus and sent him through to the round number two.
Who should advance to the fourth round of the 2011 SideLion Report Player of the Year Tournament?
- Stephen Peterman (74%, 68 Votes)
- Rob Sims (26%, 25 Votes)
Total Voters: 92