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NFL draft results: Detroit Lions close out draft by selecting RB Jermar Jefferson in 7th round

The Lions get some running back depth with their final pick in the draft.

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In the Detroit Lionstrade up with the Cleveland Browns in the fourth round, Detroit also acquired a seventh-round pick, 257th overall.

With their final pick in the 2021 NFL Draft, the Lions have selected Oregon State running back Jermar Jefferson.


Lions pick thus far

Top remaining needs for Lions:

  • Wide receiver
  • Safety
  • Linebacker
  • Offensive lineman
  • Nickel cornerback
  • Quarterback?

NFL Draft schedule

Day 3

What: Rounds 4 through 7
When: Saturday, May 1 — Noon ET until around 7 p.m.
TV: ABC, ESPN, NFL Network
Online streaming: ESPN app, NFL Network Live
Lions’ picks: Round 4, Pick 7 (112); Round 5, Pick 9 (153)