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Ebron was the right pick for Lions

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Although the pick of Eric Ebron has drawn mixed reviews at first glance from Lions fans, here are three reasons why the team's faithful fans can rest assured this was the right choice.

The Detroit Lions used a top 10 pick in the 2014 NFL draft to select a tight end -- well, sort of. North Carolina Tar Heel product Eric Ebron is hardly the prototypical, on-the-line, 7-yards-per-catch tight end. Instead, he's a freakishly athletic, six-foot-four, sure-handed pass catcher. "People ask me to compare him to Vernon Davis. He's not as quick or as twitchy as Davis, but he's a better...

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