Embed from Getty Images Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn, continues to upgrade the Lions, offensive line with offensive tackle Tyrell Crosby from Oregon University.
At 6′ 5″ 309 lbs Crosby is a big tackle. He is an above average run an pass blocker. Who some how fell into the fifth round of the 2018 NFL draft until Detroit, ended his fall.
Tyrell uses his hands and arms very well to get leverage on defenders. He is a polished blocker. For his size he has good balanced and is not usually moved. Crosby, is a A tough nosed player and plays with a chip on his shoulder.
Detroit Lions, front office and coaching staff had to be hooked when they saw Tyrell Crosby pushes around defenders with little effort. It is always a good thing when players are brought in to push other players to get the most out of a unit.
Bob Quinn, has been improving the offensive line since he took over as the teams general manager three years ago. He has done a masterful job of transforming this unit into a solid group.
One drawback is that Crosby, Does not have the greatest speed. But that is yet to hurt his game. He was often double teamed while playing at Oregon.
In short Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions, stole this pick. Tyrell Crosby was projected to be a top three round draft pick. To get him in the fifth round is unbelievable value for the pick.