Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Morning Roar: Taylor Lewan visits Lions
By Michael Rothstein
The Lions, lying in wait for this new year. ...
Though it might look like the Detroit Lions are set on the offensive line, with all five starters returning from a unit that was one of the best in the NFL last season, it doesn't mean the team is not at least investigating their options.
Especially when one comes from right down the road.
The Lions brought in Michigan offensive tackle Taylor Lewan on a visit Tuesday, the third prospect they have brought in for private pre-draft meetings, along with defensive end Larry Webster and safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix.
Lewan is expected to be available at No. 10, but likely not much beyond that. He is a two-time Big Ten offensive lineman of the year and can both pass block and run block. He has a high level of aggressiveness -- this has sometimes gotten him into trouble on the field with penalties -- but appeared to curb that for the most part in his senior season.
He is also facing three assault charges stemming from a December incident in Ann Arbor, Mich., and is scheduled to be arraigned on those pending charges on April 8.
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