10 Defensive Players the Detroit Lions Must Watch at the NFL Combine

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Oct 24, 2014; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Oregon Ducks defensive back Ifo Ekpre-Olomu (14) runs off the field against the California Golden Bears in the third quarter at Levi

6. Ifo Ekpre-Olomu, CB, Oregon

Just one year ago, many had Ekpre-Olomu heading to Detroit early in the draft process if only he had declared. Now, after graduation, the cornerback in struggling to rebuild his brand after a late season knee injury, and has likely seen his stock slip considerably as a result. Overall, however, Ekpre-Olomu has solid skills and might be the type of cornerback that would provide the Lions with a great value. He’s not tall, but he makes plenty of explosive plays. The combine will test his health and healing ability.

Drills to watch: Vertical jump, Broad jump, 40 yard dash. 

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