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2016 BRB NFL Mock Draft: With The Sixteenth Pick, The Detroit Lions Select...

A new city to play in and a wide receiver to run around in Calvin Johnson's shadow.

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With the sixteenth (16th) pick of the 2016 BRB NFL Mock Draft, Huggy The Bear, on behalf of the Detroit Lions, says...

Ah, Detroit in April...children are crying, buildings are crumbling, gunshots ring out in the pollution-riddled air like a god, what a terrible city. That is why, with the 16th pick, the Detroit Lions choose to RELOCATE to San Antonio, Texas.

Wait, what? That's not how this works? I actually have to force some young man not even of drinking age to become a citizen of Detroit? By god, what a cruel world we live in. Next you'll tell me i have to force him to watch The Walking Dead (filmed on location in Detroit) as part of his contract requirement (i hate that show). But that is the reality we are dealing with. People actually "live" in Detroit. It really makes you think...

So with that being said, with the 16th pick in the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions select Laquon Treadwell out of Ole Miss. I was originally going to select Jack Conklin here, but with him no longer available and no other OT prospects being worth the 16th pick in the draft, I see the perfect opportunity to select Meagatron's replacement. I know defensive lineman is another route i could go, but I feel I can find that later in the draft. Treadwell is my BPA, and he's at a position of need for the Detroit Lions.

Of course, Treadwell does not quite have Johnson's measurables.  Not even close. But who does? What Treadwell does possess is the skill-set to come in and immediately become the number one receiver for Matt Stafford. Golden Tate is a solid No. 2 WR, they have a few very good option at slot receiver in Broyles, Kerley, and a few young guys, and of course the newly signed Marvin Jones, who exists for some reason.

No, signing Marvin Jones did not address the Lions' WR needs in my view. He is at best a good number 2 WR, which the Lions already have in Golden Tate. They need a big WR with great hands and instincts to carry the load for the WRs, which is where the 6'2" Treadwell fits in. 

Treadwell is a big bodied receiver (6'2", 221 lbs.) with good length (33 3/8" arms, 9 1/2" hands) who possesses incredible football instincts. Much like our own DeAndre Hopkins, he doesn't have blazing speed or agility, with these being the only real knocks on him. For those who value a WR for their 40 time, Will Fuller seems the obvious pick here. But me? I prefer a prospect to possess, well, football skills.

Treadwell is an advanced route runner, and should have no problems at all with an NFL playbook. He is also quite adept at high-pointing the ball, and he is a pure hands catcher. He runs crisp routes and is not shy about blocking. He's a natural receiver, and he's only going to get better.

There is not a single real deficiency in his game from my view. I could not give less of a Hoyer about his "lack of speed." GMs have valued speed over skill time and time and TIME AND TIME again, and it absolutely baffles me.  As the fake GM of Real Life Hell Lions, i'm not making that mistake. He'll likely never reach the God-like levels of Calvin Johnson, but I believe that Laquon Treadwell will be another DeAndre Hopkins like prospect where 2 years from now we all ask how the f*** he fell this far.

(Meanwhile, Isray lights up a celebratory crack pipe. Fuller is still available.)

With the 16th overall pick in the 2016 BRB NFL Mock Draft, the Detroit Lions take WR Laquon Treadwell from Ole Miss.

Athens_Murder you're on the clock for the Falcons with your pick due to me by 2 p.m. CDT.

1. Tennessee Titans--Laremy Tunsil (OT--Ole Miss)

2. Cleveland Browns--Joey Bosa (DE--Ohio State)

3. San Diego Chargers--Jalen Ramsey (CB/S--FSU)

4. Los Angeles Rams--Carson Wentz (QB--NDSU)

5. Jacksonville Jaguars--Myles Jack (LB--UCLA)

6. Baltimore Ravens--DeForest Buckner (DL--Oregon)

7. San Francisco 49ers--Jared Goff (QB--California)

8. Philadelphia Eagles--Vernon Hargreaves III (CB--Florida)

9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers--Ronnie Stanley (OT--Notre Dame)

10. New York Giants--Ezekiel Elliott (HB--Ohowihateohio State)

11. Chicago Bears--A'Shawn Robinson (DE/DT--Alabama)

12. New Orleans Saints--Sheldon Rankins (DT--Louisville)

13. Miami Dolphins--Eli Apple (CB--Ohowihateohio State)

14. Oakland Raiders--Jack Conlin (OT--Michigan State)

15. Dallas Cowboys--Noah Spence (DE/OLB Eastern Kentucky)

16. Detroit Lions--Laquon Treadwell (WR Ole Miss)

17. Atlanta Falcons--athens_murder

18. Indianapolis Colts--FreedomRide

19. Buffalo Bills--Texstros9495

20. New York Jets--Houstonkingo

21. Washington Redskins--whiteiron

22. Houston Texans--BRB Staff

23. Minnesota Vikings--King_of_the_Gridiron

24. Cincinnati Bengals--Summer of Watt

25. Pittsburgh Steelers--GannonNash

26. Seattle Seahawks--thepencilneck

27. Green Bay Packers--FeedEmToTheWolves1099

28. Kansas City Chiefs--Senor Stan

29. Arizona Cardinals--HovaFlow

30. Carolina Panthers--Vance87

31. Denver Broncos--viper17d