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2015 NFL mock draft: Two-round mock for Lions

Let's examine a two-round mock draft for the Detroit Lions that has them getting a pair of defensive players.

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The Detroit Lions had one of the top defenses in the NFL last season, but that doesn't mean that needs don't exist on that side of the ball. Even if the Lions are able to re-sign Ndamukong Suh, there will be some holes to fill on defense, as evidenced by SB Nation's latest 2015 NFL mock draft.

This mock draft is of the two-round variety, and it has the Lions adding a pair of defensive players. In the first round, for example, the Lions are projected to select Florida State cornerback P.J. Williams. If the Lions are able to re-sign Rashean Mathis, they will have their two starting cornerbacks back from last season, and in this scenario they could spend 2015 grooming Williams to become a starter next year. In the short term, perhaps Williams could see playing time in nickel packages, and at the very least, he would give the Lions some extra depth at a position that dealt with multiple injuries in 2014.

In the second round, the Lions are projected to add some extra help at defensive tackle by adding Ohio State's Michael Bennett. In a situation where Suh is re-signed, Bennett could still become an immediate starter with Nick Fairley unlikely to return. I suppose that would depend on what happens with C.J. Mosley as well, but having a young guy to pair with Suh would be nice going forward. And if Suh doesn't return, well, the Lions are going to have to add somebody at defensive tackle in the draft, and getting Bennett in the second round would be extremely good value.

Based on where everything stands for the Lions right now, what would you do with their first two picks?

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