Linebacker <B>Brad Kassell</b> of the Tennessee Titans celebrated his eighteen tackle performance in…
DRAFT TALK: Lions get Kosier, 49ers want QB Smith
ALLEN PARK -- A couple of interesting developments have the winds of change blowing in the Detroit Lions draft room. The Lions found out yesterday evening that they had received the rights to offensive tackle Kyle Kosier, a three-year veteran from Arizona State, from the San Francisco 49ers when they declined to match Detroit's one-year, $980,000 offer sheet. The move means that Detroit won't have to look for a right tackle quite so high in Saturday's 2005 NFL draft and will instead be free to mine talent for the left defensive end position currently occupied by former third round pick Cory Redding of Texas. While Redding has shown flashes, he has not developed into a dominating pass rusher or run stuffer. Detroit would like to upgrade the position, but not in the first round. One player Detroit knows will not be available is Alex Smith, the quarterback from Utah that they secretly brought into Allen Park for a workout. Smith has received a contract offer from the...
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