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Recapping Martin Mayhew's pre-draft press conference

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew met with the media on Monday to preview the 2014 NFL Draft.

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The Detroit Lions wrapped up their preparations for the 2014 NFL Draft last Friday. On Monday, Lions general manager Martin Mayhew held one final press conference before the draft begins later this week. During the presser, he touched on the trade rumors surrounding Ndamukong Suh, what his goal is for the draft and many other topics. Below is a recap of what he had to say.

On what kind of players the Lions are looking to draft:

On the possibility of a trade:

On the first nine picks and where the top quarterbacks will land:

On Sammy Watkins and Jadeveon Clowney:

On what he looks for in quarterbacks, cornerbacks, wide receivers and safeties:

On the special teams aspect:

On smokescreens and other general managers:

On the depth of the draft and thinking about the future:

On the extra two weeks before the draft this year:

On Brian Xanders, medical grading and who makes the final call on picks:

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