Thursday, May 8, 2014

2014 NFL Draft First Round Grades: Detroit Lions

10th Overall Pick: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Most people expected the Lions to wide receiver or cornerback with the 10th overall selection, but Ebron was always a sneaky third option. Ebron is more along the Jimmy Graham mold of a tight end, which means he will probably play plenty of snaps at wide receiver as well. I like this pick a lot for the Lions, as it provides a great security blanket for Stafford when Johnson is doubled on the outside. It's a bit early for a tight end, but I wouldn't really consider this too much of a reach.



  1. Please, they got it wrong again! This is just a nightmare. Do they do this on purpose? Why did they resign Pettigrew? We already have a guy who can drop passes. We needed a cb or safety first then olb then OT not TE ! I cannot believe this! I broke my brand new flat screen throwing shit at it when this pick came in.

  2. I have said I will retire when the Lions beat the Steelers in the superbowl,Guess I will be working until 90 or so. A tight end who drops passes and can"t block -- what a stunning choice. Maybe our new Lion can get some good advice from duds like Charles Williams and Lynn Bodene. Are you smiling Russ Thomas and Matt Millen.?
    Gridiron Granny

  3. The Lions got a good player but did not get any bettee as a team.


Share your opinion!