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Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft

Coverage of the Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft

Mel Kiper Jr. is still not a fan of the Detroit Lions’ 2017 NFL draft

After a year of play, ESPN’s draft guru still isn’t much of a fan of Detroit’s choices.

Lions 2017 draft re-grade: Rookies earn passing grade, rank 3rd in NFC North ranked each division’s rookies from 2017 and Bob Quinn’s second draft class earned a respectable mark.

2017 Draft review: Lions got their LB, but what could have been?

Jarrad Davis was the first round pick for the Lions in the 2017 NFL Draft, and while there was a serious need at linebacker, Detroit had plenty of prospects to choose from when it was time to turn in their card. Let’s take a look at how some of those other players Detroit passed on have fared so far in their respective rookie campaigns.

Improved pass rush vital to Teez Tabor’s fit in Detroit

The highly polarizing second-round pick is going to need some help up front to have the impact the Lions are expecting.

Lions announce jersey numbers for rookies

Here are the jersey numbers for all nine of the Lions draft picks.

Report: Lions agree to deal with Jarrad Davis

Detroit’s first-round pick in the 2017 NFL Draft has put pen to paper.

Is Pat O’Connor a longshot to make the 53-man roster?

Alex Alvardo gives us a lesson on the Lions seventh-round draft pick

Lions draft Q&A: Brad Kaaya can take Jake Rudock’s backup spot

Learning about Brad Kaaya from Hurricane’s blog The State Of The U.

Lions draft class rated 16th most athletic in 2017

We’ve looked at Relative Athletic Scores all draft season, but now it’s time to see where the Lions ended up compared to the league.

Kenny Golladay adds deep threat and red zone capabilities

Taking a closer look at the Lions’ third-round pick, Kenny Golladay. We dig deep into the film and determine his outlook for 2017.

4 UDFAs to watch during Detroit Lions minicamp

Here are four undrafted free agents to watch during this week’s rookie minicamp.

4 Questions with Arkansas Fight on Lions DT Jeremiah Ledbetter

Arkansas Fight teaches us about the Lions’ sixth-round pick.

Jamal Agnew’s speed makes him a dangerous return man

The USD Vista gives us a lesson on the Lions fifth-round draft choice.

Which prospect do you wish the Lions hadn’t passed over?

What name do you wish the Lions called during the NFL Draft?

NFL evaluator: The Lions had the worst draft in league

Now people from within the NFL are calling out the Detroit Lions.

Jarrad Davis brings speed, leadership to Lions defense

Lions first-round pick Jarrad Davis brings speed and leadership to a defense that lacked both.

Volunteers Blog: Reeves-Maybin always gave 100% at Tennessee

Rocky Top Talk teaches us about new Lions linebacker Jalen Reeves-Maybin. Lions had the third-worst draft in the league

Lance Zierlein is not impressed with the Lions’ nine draft picks.

Toledo Blade: Michael Roberts is ‘an extremely consistent threat’

The Toledo Blade gives us a lesson on the Lions newest tight end.

Lions draft Q&A: Golladay ‘routinely made one-handed catches’

The Daily Chronicle gives us a lesson on the Lions third-round pick.

Film breakdown: Tabor is a perfect fit for Detroit’s defense

Taking a closer look at the Lions’ second-round pick, Teez Tabor. We dig deep into the film and determine his outlook for 2017.

2017 Detroit Lions undrafted free agent tracker

Tracking all of the UDFA signings for the Detroit Lions.

Notes: Greg Cosell breaks down the Lions’ 2017 draft class

One of NFL Films’ greatest minds gives his thoughts on the Detroit Lions’ draft class.

PODcast: Total Detroit Lions Draft Recall

He’s into dinosaurs, music, Journey, Hall and Oates!

4 Qs with Alligator Army: How concerning is Tabor’s 40 time?

Alligator Army is back to teach us about the Lions’ second-round pick.

Which NFC North team had the best 2017 draft?

Recapping the draft classes in the NFC North.

2018 NFL mock draft: Lions finally get their RB

It’s insanely early, but let’s look at who draftniks are slotting to the Detroit Lions next year.

5 predictions for the future of the Detroit Lions

With the 2017 NFL Draft over, it’s time to look to the Detroit Lions’ future.

5 Qs with Alligator Army: Davis ‘could be an impact player very early’

Alligator Army educates us on the Lions first round draft choice

Open thread: Who was your least favorite Lions draft pick?

Time to air some grievances about the Lions 2017 draft class.

Bob Quinn: ‘I feel good’ about the defensive line—should he?

The Lions didn’t draft a defensive lineman until the sixth round. Is that a problem?

3 Winners and 3 losers from the Detroit Lions’ 2017 draft

Which Lions players benefitted most from Detroit’s draft and which ones should be worried?

Grades: Lions’ draft class gets underwhelming reviews

Turning our focus to national experts, many believe the Detroit Lions did a fine job.

Open thread: What was your favorite Lions draft pick?

Out of all nine draft picks, which was your favorite?

VIDEO: Recapping Day 3 of the Detroit Lions 2017 draft

Jeremy Reisman recaps the final day of the Detroit Lions draft and gives his overall thoughts.

Detroit Lions draft grades: Full 7-round report card

General manager Bob Quinn has now completed his second NFL Draft for the Lions. Let’s give out some way-too-early grades and determine each player’s role moving forward.


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