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2019 NFL Draft: Detroit Lions select Arizona DT PJ Johnson in 7th round

With their final pick in the 2019 draft, the Lions went defensive tackle.

NCAA Football: California at Arizona Casey Sapio-USA TODAY Sports

With their last pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected Arizona defensive tackle PJ Johnson with their seventh-round pick.

It’s very likely, unless the Lions trade up, that their 2019 NFL Draft class is complete.

Johnson played one season for the Wildcats, featuring in nine games in 2018. He notched up 31 combined tackles and three sacks before deciding to declare for the NFL draft in 2019.

Detroit Lions picks made:

Top remaining needs for Lions:

  • Guard
  • Cornerback
  • Tight end
  • Wide receiver
  • EDGE
  • Linebacker
  • Safety
  • Backup QB

NFL Draft schedule


What: Rounds 4-7 of the NFL Draft
When: Saturday, April 27, Noon ET
Where: Nashville, TN
TV: NFL Network, ESPN, ABC
Time per pick: Rounds 4-6: 5 minutes; Round 7: 4 minutes

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