This week the player measuring and drills begin. The Lions and many of their fans turn their focus to Indianapolis to watch non-stop coverage of the combine. Erik and Joe finish their preview of the combine, with this
- Erik’s famous QIB measurables for each defensive position
- A position by position breakdown of what traits Lions scouts will be looking at
- The Lions Wire has an ongoing series of who to watch during this combine…
- Interior defensive linemen
- EDGE rushers
- Safeties article will be published Friday
- Erik thinks Ed Oliver could be used in a myriad of positions up and down the Lions DL
- The Lions draft plan could be altered by whether they sign a
high endEDGE rusher in free agency
- Among Josh Allen, Rashan Gary, Brian Burns, Montez Sweat
andClelin Ferrell, who fits the best in the Lions scheme?
- On Day 2 and Day 3 of the draft who would be the best EDGE for the Lions?
- If the EDGE rushing, safety and receiving deficiencies are addressed in free agency is Devin White an option at 8?
- Day 3 linebacker fits are discussed, including Drue Tranquill
- Erik discuss which top corners fit in the Lions scheme and the importance with experience in press man coverage
- Greedy Williams vs Bryon Murphy
CBswith current 2nd round grades Amani Oruwariye and Justin Layne, both of which have profiles at LionsWire
- GM Bob Quinn wants playmakers, which DBs fit that description
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