Detroit Lions Select Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson

With the 8th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions select Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson.

Shades of Eric Ebron likely scare the Lions fans who saw his tenure in Detroit fall flat, but Hockenson is a more well-rounded player who is ready to contribute in Year 1 in a multitude of ways. Hockenson's profile as a blocker and receiver place him quickly in the upper-echelon of NFL TEs, and with great room to grow.

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