Posts Tagged ‘Eric Reid’

The Free Agency Lead-up Mock Draft

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Will Eric Reid fall to the Lions in the 3rd round?

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

I included a couple of plausible trades in this one. They are indicated with an asterisk. Obviously the next couple of weeks of free agency will change some needs and potential targets for some teams, but not as dramatically as many might think.

As always, this is my projection of what teams might do in the given situation. It does not represent the choices I would make in the same situations or reflect my player ratings/grades. Also, my goal beyond the first 20 or so picks is much more about player and draft slot rather than team and player.

Combine Watch: Defensive Backs

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013

DJ Swearinger can be an imposing figure at safety

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

I know it will be hard for Lions fans to look past Dee Milliner’s 40-yard dash time, but there were some other DBs that performed in Indy who will merit attention from the Lions at various points in the draft. I’ll have a breakdown of the most viable candidates for the #5 tomorrow, and that list is a lot smaller than it was a week ago and it includes Mr. Milliner. He is the only DB on that list.

This summary omits a few players that will go before the Lions pick in the 2nd round(Jamar Taylor, Kenny Vaccaro, Xavier Rhodes, Desmond Trufant) and Tyrann Mathieu, who I am reliably told is not on the Lions draft board.

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