Friday, April 15, 2016

Detroit Lions draft preview Running backs

Running back is not a big area need or value for the Lions. They could bring a late rounder or UDFA to compete with Winn, Zenner and Ridley for a spot. Here are the RB that the Lions have been linked to in the process.

Tyler Ervin RB SJSU- 5th round grade. A tough runner with three down potential 5097 193 lbs with 4.36 speed.  Will be a NFL player.

Darius Jackson RB EMU- 6th round grade- A fast riser in this draft. 220lbs ran 4.4 at Michigan's pro day. The Lions have met with at least twice. Good receiver with 44 rec last season. Needs some seasoning but has potiential.

Marshon Coprich RB Illinois State UDFA- 5080 200 lbs 4.4 speed. Good prospect but has an arrest in 2015. Lions interviewed him at his pro day.

Brandon Wilds RB South Carolina UDFA-6004 220 4.6 speed. Grinder who can run between the tackles. Could make a practice squad and get a season call up.

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