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One of the more under-explored possibilities for the Detroit Lions in the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft is the option of selecting an offensive tackle.
Dec 22, 2013; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in pursuit of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning during the fourth quarter at Ford Field.
"I know that the idea of drafting a wide receiver in the first round brings back a lot of bad memories for Lions fans, but I really think that Detroit needs to add a guy who can take advantage of 1-on-1 coverage opposite Calvin Johnson and create big plays, and that's Evans.
Oct 26, 2013; College Station, TX, USA; Texas A&M Aggies wide receiver Mike Evans celebrates scoring a touchdown against the Vanderbilt Commodores during the second half at Kyle Field.
Michael Husted was training with Havard Rugland one day last off-season, trying to teach Kickalicious the finer points of his new profession, when another of Husted's foreign-born proteges joined them on the field.
Bears cornerback -- and pending free agent -- Charles Tillman says he would have no problem suiting up for the Lions, even after all those years as rivals.
Jan 1, 2014; Tampa, Fl, USA; LSU Tigers wide receiver Odell Beckham runs with the ball against the Iowa Hawkeyes during the first half at Raymond James Stadium.
And if Suh chooses to represent himself, it could have a monumental impact on agents and contracts for other star players around the NFL.
'I think he'll have an extremely good effect,' Polian, now an ESPN analyst, said on a conference call Tuesday.
If you're looking for ways that the Detroit Lions will address their roster hole at receiver when free agency opens next week, start with the slot position.
None of Martin Mayhew's draft picks flamed out quite as badly as wide receiver Titus Young.
NFL free agency finally kicks off next week. For Detroit Lions fans, that means the three-month wait is finally over, and we can fully immerse ourselves in the pros and cons of each target without sounding desperate.
There's no doubt that after tearing his ACL in 2011, Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt has failed to bounce back and regain the talent that was seen during his first couple of years in the NFL .
Regardless of what happens in the draft, the free agency moves by the Detroit Lions in the near future will be the biggest offseason acquisitions they've made in their franchise's history.
Former NFL receiver Chaz Schilens has signed with the Saskatchewan Roughriders. Schilens is a veteran of six NFL seasons after originally being selected by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh round in the 2008 Draft, the club announced on Tuesday.
'The Tonight Show' host Jimmy Fallon, center, exits the water during the Chicago Polar Plunge, Sunday, March 2, 2014, in Chicago.