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NFL Draft results: Detroit Lions trade down in 4th, pick up extra 5th

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The Lions decided to trade down from 109th overall.

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The Detroit Lions opted out of picking at the top of the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, sliding back 12 spots, while picking up an extra fifth rounder from the Las Vegas Raiders.

The Lions traded away their fifth-round pick on Friday, opting to trade up to get Ohio State guard Jonah Jackson. The Lions now have four remaining picks, including two in the fifth round.

Lions picks thus far:

  • Round 1, Pick 3 - OSU CB Jeff Okudah
  • Round 2, Pick 3 (35 overall) - Georgia RB D’Andre Swift
  • Round 3, Pick 3 (67 overall) - Notre Dame EDGE Julian Okwara
  • Round 3, Pick 11 (75 overall) - OSU G Jonah Jackson

Lions remaining picks

  • Round 4, Pick 15 (121 overall)
  • Round 5, Pick 21 (166 overall) - from Eagles
  • Round 5, Pick 27 (172 overall) - from Raiders
  • Round 6, Pick 18 (197) — From Colts
  • Round 7, Pick 21 (235 overall) - from Eagles via Patriots

Top remaining needs for Lions:

  • Cornerback
  • Defensive tackle
  • Offensive guard
  • Wide receiver
  • Edge defender
  • Running back

NFL Draft schedule

Day 3

What: Rounds 4 through 7
When: Saturday, April 25 — Noon ET until around 7 p.m.
TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network
Online streaming: ESPN app, NFL Network Live
Online streaming for Draftathon charity event: YouTube, Twitch, Facebook
Lions picks: Round 4, Pick 3 (109); Round 5, Pick 3 (149); Round 5, Pick 20 (166); Round 6, Pick 3 (182); Round 7, Pick 21 (235)