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Final 2016 NFL Draft order: Highlight the Lions' first three picks

Now that the 2015 season is officially over, let's take a look ahead to the draft.

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Now that the Super Bowl is over and the 2015 season is officially gone forever, the 2016 offseason is upon us. That's right, draft season is almost here. With a new champion now crowned, the 2015 standings are finalized, meaning the NFL Draft order is set. Because compensatory picks have not been announced yet, only the first three rounds of the draft are determined. Here's a look at the order (via SB Nation):


1. Tennessee Titans
2. Cleveland Browns
3. San Diego Chargers
4. Dallas Cowboys
5. Jacksonville Jaguars
6. Baltimore Ravens
7. San Francisco 49ers
8. Miami Dolphins
9. Tampa Bay Buccaneers
10. New York Giants
11. Chicago Bears
12. New Orleans Saints
13. Philadelphia Eagles
14. Oakland Raiders
15. Los Angeles Rams

16. Detroit Lions
17. Atlanta Falcons
18. Indianapolis Colts
19. Buffalo Bills
20. New York Jets
21. Washington Redskins
22. Houston Texans
23. Minnesota Vikings
24. Cincinnati Bengals
25. Seattle Seahawks
26. Green Bay Packers
27. Pittsburgh Steelers
28. Kansas City Chiefs
29. Arizona Cardinals
30. Carolina Panthers
31. Denver Broncos

Note: New England's first-round pick was taken away following the DeflateGate scandal.


32. Cleveland Browns 
33. Tennessee Titans 
34. Dallas Cowboys 
35. San Diego Chargers 
36. Baltimore Ravens 
37. San Francisco 49ers 
38. Jacksonville Jaguars 
39. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 
40. New York Giants 
41. Chicago Bears 
42. Miami Dolphins 
43. Los Angeles Rams (via Philadelphia)
44. Oakland Raiders 
45. Los Angeles Rams 

46. Detroit Lions
47. New Orleans Saints 
48. Indianapolis Colts 
49. Buffalo Bills 
50. Atlanta Falcons 
51. New York Jets 
52. Houston Texans 
53. Washington 
54. Minnesota Vikings 
55. Cincinnati Bengals 
56. Seattle Seahawks 
57. Green Bay Packers 
58. Pittsburgh Steelers 
59. Kansas City Chiefs 
60. New England Patriots
61. Arizona Cardinals 
62. Carolina Panthers 
63. Denver Broncos


64. Tennessee Titans 
65. Cleveland Browns 
66. San Diego Chargers 
67. Dallas Cowboys 
68. San Francisco 49ers 
69. Jacksonville Jaguars 
70. Baltimore Ravens 
71. New York Giants 
72. Chicago Bears 
73. Miami Dolphins 
74. Tampa Bay Buccaneers 
75. Oakland Raiders 
76. Los Angeles Rams 
77. Philadelphia Eagles 
78. New Orleans Saints 
79. Philadelphia Eagles 
80. Buffalo Bills 
81. Atlanta Falcons 
82. Indianapolis Colts 
83. New York Jets 
84. Washington 
85. Houston Texans 
86. Minnesota Vikings 
87. Cincinnati Bengals 
88. Green Bay Packers 
89. Pittsburgh Steelers 
90. Seattle Seahawks 
91. Kansas City Chiefs 
92. New England Patriots 
93. Arizona Cardinals 
94. Carolina Panthers 
95. Denver Broncos

The Lions currently hold picks 16 and 46. Detroit traded away their 2016 third-round pick during the 2015 NFL draft to move up into the fourth round and select Gabe Wright. However, the Lions are currently projected to pick up both a third-round and a fifth-round compensatory pick for losing Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley to free agency last year.

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