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Talent trumps? Lions defend pick of Broyle

Despite the naysayers that are disgruntled with the selection of a wide receiver in round two, general manager Martin Mayhew and co. have demonstrated that talent trumps need and Broyles represented the top player available. Analysis and quotes inside ...

The Detroit Lions selected wide receiver Ryan Broyles with their second pick (54th overall) in the second day of the 2012 NFL draft. On the surface, the selection appeared questionable due to the fact that the Lions seemed to have more pressing needs. General Manager Martin Mayhew and Co. have demonstrated that talent trumps need and Broyles represented the top player available. "Ryan Broyles...

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