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Thursday, February 16, 2012
Draft Lab: Talking about linemen

By Kevin Seifert

As the NFL draft gets closer we'll spend plenty of time discussing offensive and defensive line prospects. The Minnesota Vikings have an obvious need for a left tackle. The Detroit Lions need a succession plan for left tackle Jeff Backus, and the Green Bay Packers need pass-rush help at either defensive end or a linebacker. This edition of ESPN's "Draft Lab," featuring Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay, offers specific possibilities on all three counts.