Mike O'Hara Columnist This is the time of year when speculation is at a peak in the NFL, and most of it is looking ahead. Mock drafts, free-agent rankings and potential signings and player cuts are all fair game. What cannot be changed are the won-loss records from last year, and the Detroit Lions
In today's NFL, it is critical for inside linebackers to be as viable in coverage as they are against the run. This was a significant issue for the Lions in 2016, in particular for MLB Tahir Whitehead. He was targeted in coverage a whopping 87 times, second-most among linebackers, and his 72 receptions
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