On Monday, highly-touted draft prospect DT Jalen Carter visited with the Detroit Lions. Carter’s name has been brought up a lot lately pertaining to his character, but the Lions got a closer look.
There is a good chance the Lions will have the opportunity to draft Carter. The fan base is split over whether they should draft him or not.
Here are Twitter’s reactions to Jalen Carter’s visit, as well as if the Lions should draft him or not.
Some fans are open to the idea of Carter to Detroit, and are more than excited to draft him.
On the other hand, some are not convinced. Jalen Carter and his red flags may be too concerning, and he is not a culture fit for the Lions. Is Carter a franchise cornerstone piece? That is still up for discussion. The talent and measurables are there. The effort plus the risks are turning people’s heads.
Devon Witherspoon to the Lions instead of Jalen Carter? Cornerback has been mocked to the Lions quite often. Maybe Detroit will look to add more threats to the secondary, especially with Jeff Okudah being traded to the Falcons.
A little over a week away until the NFL Draft, and no one truly knows what the Lions will do.
Ultimately, it will be interesting to see what Brad Holmes and Co. unearth in their visit with Jalen Carter. Dan Campbell previously said they heard from interesting things from a former teammate of Carter. Whether those things were good or bad, who knows.
They will have plenty of options with their two first round picks, and I think there are no wrong decisions. With the way free agency has gone, the Lions can do whatever they want. They are going to be adding two guaranteed studs, so it will be exciting to welcome those future Lions to Detroit.
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