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LaAdrian Waddle | Tackle

Team: Detroit Lions
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/21/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 321
College: Texas Tech
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LaAdrian Waddle remains the favorite to start at right tackle for the Lions.
Waddle, 23 next month, is competing with 29-year-old Corey Hilliard. The organization is said to be "high on his future" after Waddle proved to be steady both in pass protection and as a run blocker in eight starts as an undrafted rookie last season. The Lions' front five is expected to be: LT Riley Reiff, LG Rob Sims, C Dominic Raiola, RG Larry Warford, and RT Waddle. Jun 27 - 9:32 AM

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LaAdrian Waddle is considered the favorite for the Lions starting right tackle job.

Waddle started eight of the final nine games on the right side for Detroit as an undrafted rookie and received positive marks from Pro Football Focus as both a pass and run blocker. He's a big boy at 6-foot-6 and 321 pounds and dominated at times in the run game. Corey Hilliard will likely be the swing tackle.
Source: MLive.com
Apr 2 - 2:56 PM

Lions GM Martin Mayhew said he is comfortable with LaAdrian Waddle and Corey Hilliard competing for the right tackle job.

Waddle started eight of the final nine games at right tackle as an undrafted rookie out of Texas Tech and graded out as Pro Football Focus' No. 13 right tackle. Hilliard started seven games at right tackle but struggled badly as a run blocker and lost the job to Waddle midway through the season. Hilliard is best suited for a swing role. Waddle has great size at 6-foot-6, 321 pounds.
Source: MLive.com
Feb 25 - 10:15 AM

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