Welcome: Login to StatFox |  Register |  Login to FoxSheets
StatFox.com - Sports Handicapping Community

The Leading Logic In Sports Handicapping

Lions take another pass-catching prospect in draft
By: Staff  Writer - AP
Published: 5/9/2014  at  5:17:28 PM
  Print This Article    

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) - The Detroit Lions have made a habit out of taking pass-catching prospects in the NFL draft.

Detroit drafted North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron with the No. 10 pick Thursday night.

The Lions became the first team since the start of the common draft in 1967 to use a first-round pick on a tight end or wide receiver in at least six drafts over a 12-year span, not counting supplemental selections, according to STATS LLC.

Detroit general manager Martin Mayhew and coach Jim Caldwell look and sound fired up about the latest one.

Mayhew and Caldwell envision the 6-foot-4, 250-pound Ebron creating matchup problems for defenses that also have to scheme to stop Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Brandon Pettigrew and Reggie Bush.

---

AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL

Live Scores and Odds
Tired of Losing? Get a Free 30 day trial.
Daily Cash Game

FoxSheets.com
The FoxSheets - the most advanced sports handicapping information available on the internet.
Sign up for professional sports betting information including fantastic trends, and Free FoxSheets.
E-mail:   

Toby13Mlb/wnba Monday 7/28
CUBANOMonday Run Line Parlay
doubled1512014 MLB contest 7/28
CUBANOOakland Run Line
goldenstarMLS Picks