- According to the Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, current Green Bay Packers director of football operations Eliot Wolf was the leading candidate for the Detroit Lions general manager job. As per the article, the job was his, but the Packers refused to let him interview with Detroit.
- The New York Post believes the Lions are currently the worst NFL team at drafting.
- Our own Jerry Mallory gives you a seven-round mock draft for the Lions on his latest podcast:
- Good job, 2016 NFL Draft class:
For the first time in recent memory, NFL has notified all 32 teams that no player tested positive at February combine, per league sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 25, 2016
- Calvin Johnson is the only Lions player who had a top-50 selling jersey from March 2015 to the end of Feb 2016.
- MLive.com has a nifty, searchable database of every draft pick in Detroit Lions history.
- The Lions selecting a wide receiver in the first round seems unlikely, but Pro Football Focus debates whether Josh Doctson or Laquon Treadwell is a better fit in Detroit.