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Detroit Lions Rookie Brandon Pettigrew to Start

Article By on 10th July, 2009

... staff seems to be happy with their second, first-round pick, tight end Brandon Pettigrew.

Pettigrew stands in at a massive 6'5"—263 lbs. and is known to be a very solid run blocker.

While some around football (including myself) think the Lions would have been better served to draft offensive lineman Michael Oher, one has to feel that Pettigrew should help this team.

Scouts in the NFL have noted that while Brandon is not a fast runner, he can gain separation with his size and lengthy wingspan. These skills will come in very handy in the middle of ...

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