Dec 21, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Southern California Trojans receiver Marqise Lee (9) is defended by Fresno State Bulldogs safety Derron Smith (13) in the Las Vegas Bowl at Sam Boyd Stadium. USC defeated Fresno State 45-20. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

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O’HARA’S BURNING QUESTIONS: Was Jadeveon Clowney’s visit just for show?
Mike O’Hara — DetroitLions.com

Mike O’Hara on making every draft pick count, Jadeveon Clowney’s Allen Park visit and the rookie wage scale.

Marqise Lee visits Detroit, says he’d be happy there, or anywhere
Michael David Smith — Pro Football Talk

Former USC receiver Marqise Lee visited Detroit this week and said he had a great time getting to know the Lions’ coaching staff, saying afterward that he’d be thrilled to go there — or anywhere else.

Lions excited to see what Jeremy Ross can do after full offseason in Detroit
Kyle Meinke -MLive.com

Golden Tate was the best punt returner in the NFL last season, if you believe ProFootballFocus. And a lot of people do.

Tate wants to continue to return punts for the Detroit Lions, which might seem like a no-brainer.

Only problem: The Lions really like the old guy too.

Why the Detroit Lions Should Wait To Draft a Receiver Until Round 2
Jeff Risdon — Bleacher Report

One of the great debates amongst Detroit Lions fans this draft season concerns when to address the wide receiver position. Filling the gaping hole on the roster after starters Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate is certainly a top priority for the Lions.

While many fans dream of Sammy Watkins or Mike Evans in the first round, as evidenced by this poll from MLive, the smarter move is to exploit the outstanding depth of this wide receiver class and take a wideout in the second round.

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