In years past, this time of the year was devoted to draft research and speculation as the Lions played out the string. Despite the Lions being in the thick of the playoff race, I have indulged in the guilty pleasure of very premature mock drafts.
While checking out some of the Lions’ projected picks, I noticed a fair number of sites projecting a cornerback to the Lions with some comments about “upgrading their mediocre secondary.” Now, the first rule of premature mock drafts is don’t take them too seriously, but I did bristle at the blatant falseness of those statements. I am not sure if the secondary is being overlooked due to guilt by association with past Lions’ pass defenses, but they are by far and away not mediocre this season.
For a game-by-game breakdown and further analysis concerning the secondary visit Lions Gab