NFC North: Martavis Bryant

He won't be someone Detroit will take at No. 10, but if the Lions choose to look at defense early in May's NFL draft, the player visiting the team Thursday could be a big option on the second day.

Clemson wide receiver Martavis Bryant, who played opposite Sammy Watkins with the Tigers, visited the Lions.

Bryant is an intriguing prospect because of his size and his speed. Rated as the No. 12 receiver and No. 76 player overall in the draft by, his 6-foot-3, 211-pound frame is a nice one for an outside complementary receiver.

He is a dynamic vertical threat and has very long arms at 32 5/8 inches and also has 9 1/2-inch hands, large for a wide receiver. His 4.42-second 40-yard dash time was tied for fifth among wide receivers at the combine.

The biggest questions about him are about production, although that could be a tricky one considering he played opposite Watkins, the top receiver in this draft.

Bryant caught 42 passes for 828 yards and seven touchdowns last season and 83.3 percent of his catches resulted in first downs.

He kind of disappeared in the fourth quarters of games, however, as he only had five receptions for 113 yards and a touchdown in the final portion of games, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

All of those catches, though, went for first downs. He had four catches in the red zone last season -- all of them for touchdowns.

He had only one 100-yard game last season -- a 176-yard effort against Georgia Tech in November.

The numbers are somewhat difficult to analyze because of Watkins' insane production, but because of that he also knows how to be a complementary receiver, something he'll have to be comfortable with playing alongside Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.
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Over the past week, the Detroit Lions set a somewhat large premium on finding wide receivers to join star Calvin Johnson and complementary receivers Ryan Broyles, Kris Durham and Jeremy Ross as potential pass-catchers.

And after talking to a ton of receivers over the weekend -- almost every top receiver at the combine said they had meetings with the Lions -- the receivers were finally able to work out Sunday for coaches, scouts and general managers.

Here's a quick look at how receivers did at Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday (all numbers from

40-yard dash: Top performer -- Brandin Cooks (Oregon State) 4.33. Others of note: Paul Richardson (Colorado) 4.4; Martavis Bryant (Clemson) 4.42; Odell Beckham (LSU) 4.43; Sammy Watkins (Clemson) 4.43; Jordan Matthews (Vanderbilt) 4.46.

Bench Press: Top performer -- Cody Latimer (Indiana) 23. Others of note: Matthews 21; Bryant 16; Cooks 16; Watkins 16; Jeremy Gallon (Michigan) 15.

Vertical jump: Top performer -- Tevin Reese (Baylor) 41.0. Others of note: Bryant 39.0; Allen Robinson (Penn State) 39.0; Beckham 38.5; Marqise Lee (USC) 38.0; Richardson 38.0; Mike Evans (Texas A&M) 37.0.

Broad jump: Top performers -- Donte Moncrief (Mississippi) and Reese 11 feet, 0 inches. Others of note: Lee 10-7; Robinson 10-7; Watkins 10-6; Bryant 10-4; Richardson 10-4.

3-cone drill: Top performer -- Damian Copeland (Louisville) 6.53. Others of note: Beckham 6.69; Cooks 6.76;

20-yard shuttle: Top performer -- Cooks 3.81. Others of note: Beckham 3.94; Robinson 4.00; Lee 4.01; Bryant 4.15.

60-yard shuttle: Top performer -- Cooks 10.72. Others of note: Beckham 10.93; Robinson 11.36; Shaq Evans (UCLA) 11.51; Evans 11.58.

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