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NFL draft results: Lions trade down in 3rd round, pick up 4th rounder from Patriots

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The Lions have swung a trade on draft day!

NFL: 2017 NFL Draft Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

For the first time under general manager Bob Quinn, the Detroit Lions have swung a trade on draft day. The Lions traded down from the 85th pick in the draft to the 96th pick with the New England Patriots. The Patriots selected OT Antonio Garcia with the pick.

The Lions also picked up the Patriots’ fourth round pick, per Field Yates:

Now we’ll have to wait for the Lions to make their third-round selection.

UPDATE: The Lions have taken WR Kenny Golladay with the 96th overall pick.

Lions remaining picks

  • Round 3, Pick 32 (96 overall)
  • Round 4, Pick 16 (124 overall)
  • Round 4, Pick 20 (128 overall)
  • Round 5, Pick 21 (165 overall)
  • Round 6, Pick 21 (205 overall)
  • Round 6, Pick 31 (215 overall) - Via Patriots from Kyle Van Noy Trade
  • Round 7, Pick 32 (250 overall) - Via Patriots from Michael Williams Trade

Top remaining needs for Lions:

  • Linebacker
  • Defensive end
  • Defensive tackle
  • Wide receiver
  • Running back
  • Cornerback
  • Tight end
  • Free safety

NFL Draft schedule

Friday

What: Rounds 2-3 of the NFL Draft
When: Friday, April 28, 7 p.m. ET
Where: Philadelphia, PA
TV: NFL Network, ESPN/ESPN 2
Time per pick: Round 2: 7 minutes; Round 3: 5 minutes
Estimated time of Lions picks:

  • Pick 53 overall: 9 p.m. ET
  • Pick 85 overall: 10:43 p.m ET

Saturday

What: Rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft
When: Saturday, April 29, Noon ET
Where: Philadelphia, PA
TV: NFL Network, ESPN
Time per pick: Rounds 4-6: 5 minutes; Round 7: 4 minutes
Estimated time of Lions picks:

  • Pick 128 overall: 1:35 p.m. ET
  • Pick 165 overall: 3:15 p.m. ET
  • Pick 205 overall: 4:55 p.m. ET
  • Pick 215 overall: 5:15 p.m. ET

Pick 250 overall: 6:30 p.m. ET