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Making the case for Detroit Lions to draft Alabama QB Tua Tagovailoa

Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia speaks to the media during the NFL combine on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Indianapolis. Detroit Free Press

The 2020 NFL draft is a little more than two weeks away, and the Detroit Lions and other teams picking in the top six have a conundrum – Tua or not?

Tua Tagovailoa, the Alabama quarterback, remains the most intriguing player in this year’s draft because of the prowess he showed during his three college seasons, the laundry list of injuries suffered, and world events that have made getting the necessary evaluations, medical and otherwise, impossible at this time.