Potential destinations for Russell Okung and Trent Williams

BY BRANDON CHATMON, STAFF WRITER, BCHATMON@OPUBCO.COM Modified: April 20, 2010 at 7:47 am •  Published: April 20, 2010

Potential destinations for Okung and Williams

Tackle Russell Okung, Oklahoma State

No. 2 Detroit: Okung would be the pick if the Lions elect to draft a left tackle and pass on one of the stellar defensive tackles, Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy and Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh.

No. 4 Washington: Appears to be the perfect fit both for Okung and the 'Skins. With Washington acquiring Donovan McNabb from the Eagles and left tackle Chris Samuels' retirement, Okung is a slam dunk selection.

No. 5 Kansas City: The Chiefs would have a decision to make if Okung falls to them. With former first-rounder Branden Albert at left tackle, Kansas City appears set, but Okung would be very tempting on a team looking to strengthen its offensive line.

No. 6 Seattle: The worst-case scenario and most unlikely one. If Okung falls to Seattle, Pete Carroll will be so happy he might BASE jump off the space needle.

Tackle Trent Williams, Oklahoma

No. 2 Detroit: In the same scenario as with Okung, except some NFL personnel executives believe Williams has a higher long-term ceiling than Okung, thanks to his exceptional athleticism. Are the Lions one of them?

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