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Detroit Lions' Tyrell Crosby has look of a starter in 2019 — at G or T

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Tyrell Crosby is in line to make the first start of his NFL career Sunday at right tackle, but Detroit Lions offensive line coach Jeff…
Tyrell Crosby is in line to make the first start of his NFL career Sunday at right tackle, but Detroit Lions offensive line coach Jeff Davidson said it’s too early to tell whether Crosby’s future is at guard or tackle — or on the left or right side of the line.
“I see him as an offensive lineman,” Davidson said earlier this week. “I like the fact that he’d be willing to go in anywhere that we put him, and the more guys that we can develop with that trait, the better off we’re going to be.”
Crosby played both left and right tackle in college at Oregon, but some talent evaluators pegged him as an interior lineman heading into April’s draft.
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He has served primarily as the Lions’ backup swing tackle this year, and saw his most extensive action of the season in last week’s 17-3 win over the Arizona Cardinals after right tackle Rick Wagner left with a concussion.
Wagner has not yet practiced this week, and Crosby is his likely replacement for Sunday’s game against the Buffalo Bills.
“He’s a guy that really for me in watching him through the course of the season (I’ve seen him) develop and become a professional and understand what it takes week in and week out to prepare and be ready to go,” Lions coach Matt Patricia said.

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