It’s been an offseason of large changes for the Detroit Lions in terms of their roster, and one of the biggest spots has been quarterback.
Detroit has changed their look at the position entirely, adding both Jared Goff and Tim Boyle to the mix. Does that mean there won’t be another addition in the draft, however? Possibly not, considering the work the Lions have done as it relates to scouting and preparing themselves for the chance at drafting the position.
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Brad Holmes has maintained he likes the quarterback class, so it’s possible the Lions will consider selecting a player when all is said and done, even if it might not be one of the bigger names on the docket within the top 10. Fortunately for Detroit, there are plenty of solid players at every level of the draft that could help.
What quarterbacks have the best fit for the team this year? Here’s a look.
Kyle Trask, Florida
With Jared Goff around, the Lions don’t have to select a player early on in the draft. Instead, they can sit back and see who falls down the board a bit to lend some competition to Goff. In this case, Trask might be the perfect guy to do just that for the Lions. At Florida, Trask put up 7,386 yards and 65 touchdowns and showed some talent, especially as it relates to throwing on the run. He might not be the most polished prospect, but he will be a great project for the Lions to bring along, especially if they could score him in the middle rounds while checking off plenty of other needs.
Kellen Mond, Texas A&M
While at Texas A&M, Mond had an interesting few season career. He put up 9,661 yards, 71 touchdowns and 27 interceptions in his four-year career. Mond never had the big-time success that some of his contemporaries at the college had, but he is still seen as an intriguing quarterback heading into the NFL next season. Mond could be a player that is in play for the third round potentially, so the Lions would not have to make a high selection on him if he were the choice. It’s been said Mond has a strong arm, and that’s something which could appeal …read more