• Kiper: Ziggy Ansah's development key to Lions' playoff hopes

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated May 1, 2013
    The Lions filled a few of their critical needs in the NFL draft, but ESPN analyst Mel Kiper said their success in 2013 will be largely determined by first-round pick Ziggy Ansah. Kiper said he doesn't expect Ansah "to take the NFL by storm" this season, but thinks the defensive end could be productive as a rookie. "It depends upon how quickly Ziggy Ansah develops into a premier pass rusher." One player the Lions may have considered at No. 5 instead of Ansah was Alabama cornerback Dee Milliner, who went ni...

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