The Lions could go so many different ways, depending on the value remaining on the board. Before going into the draft, let’s look at the Lions' depth chart and get a feel for where the team stands after undergoing massive roster turnover this offseason. Tim Boyle, David Blough It's pretty obvious who the starter will be at the start of the year.
With Alex Smith announcing his retirement Monday afternoon, there are currently nine former first overall NFL draft picks still active in the league. In honor of his contributions to the NFL, having just won Comeback Player of the Year, CBS Sports’ Bryan DeArdo ranked each No. pick from 2000-20.
So why does Kyle Pitts make sense for the Lions? The easy answer is Kyle Pitts makes sense for every team in the league. But he especially makes sense for a team such as the Lions, which has lost six pass-catchers from last season.