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Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft

Coverage of the Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft

Introducing the 2017 Detroit Lions draft class

Here’s a first look at the Detroit Lions’ 2017 NFL Draft class.

Lions select DE Pat O’Connor in seventh round

With the 2017 NFL Draft coming to a close, the Lions took Pat O’Connor with their final pick, No. 250 overall.

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Watch new Lions QB Brad Kaaya on "Gruden's QB Camp"

Learn more about the Detroit Lions' newest quarterback.

Detroit selects QB Brad Kaaya in sixth round

The Lions’ second pick of the sixth round, No. 215 overall, is quarterback Brad Kaaya.

DT Jeremiah Ledbetter is the Lions pick at No. 205

For their first selection in the sixth round, the Lions drafted a defensive tackle.

Why we’re giving the Lions’ fourth round picks a ‘B+’

The Lions added a pair of players who may play limited roles at first, but figure much more into future plans

Lions latest draft pick brought seldomly seen smile to Caldwell's face

Michael Roberts captured the imagination of Jim Caldwell and turned it to visible joy.

Lions pick up DB Jamal Agnew in the fifth round

With their third pick of Day 3, the Lions selected Jamal Agnew.

TE Michael Roberts’ hands are literally bigger than a football

At 11 3⁄4 inches, Michael Roberts’ hands are massive.

Detroit takes TE Michael Roberts 128th overall

For their second pick of the day, the Lions have selected TE Michael Roberts in the fourth round.

Lions take LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin in the fourth round

To begin Day 3, the Lions chose to better their depth at linebacker and went with Jalen Reeves-Maybin.

2017 NFL Draft: Day 3 open thread

Come chat during the final day of the 2017 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft: Start time, TV schedule, team needs, picks for Day 3

All the information you need to know for Day 3 of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Bob Quinn’s first draft day trade was a good one

Though some may disagree with the player choice, Quinn’s first draft day trade was a success.

Lions draft grade: Why we’re giving the Teez Tabor pick a ‘B-’

Missed opportunities on the defensive line and some concerns about deep speed temper enthusiasm for an otherwise good choice

Best players available for the Lions from Rounds 4-7

We have one day left of the NFL Draft and the Lions have six picks remaining. Here are some of the top remaining players.

Draft Grades: Experts mixed on Lions’ Day 2 picks

Experts are puzzled by Teez Tabor and not a fan of Kenny Golladay.

Open thread: Top 3 Lions needs for Day 3 of the NFL Draft

What positions do you think the Lions should target on Saturday?

Instant Reaction to Kenny Golladay selection

The Detroit Lions went offense in the third round, selecting a receiver projected to go a little later, but was it really a reach?

2017 NFL Draft: Best available players for Day 3

A look at the players remaining on Alex Reno’s big board after the third round of the draft.

Lions pick WR Kenny Golladay at 96th overall

With their third-round pick, the Lions took WR Kenny Golladay at No. 96.

Lions trade down in 3rd round with Patriots

The Lions have swung a trade on draft day!

2017 NFL Draft: Day 2 live updates, open thread

Chat with us during the second and third rounds of the 2017 NFL Draft.

Report: Tabor injured hamstring ‘badly’ during Lions workout

The newest pick of the Lions reportedly suffered an injury while working out for Detroit.

Instant reaction to selection of Teez Tabor: Tape or measurements?

Teez Tabor is a risky pick, but his performance at Florida is undeniable.

Lions choose CB Teez Tabor with second-round pick

In the second round, Detroit named Teez Tabor as their next pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Notes: Jarrad Davis highlights, behind the scenes in Lions war room

Time for the best part of the draft: Watching highlight reel after highlight reel.

2017 NFL Draft: Round 1 snubs and where they may land

Every year someone falls in the draft and 2017 saw many big names slip to round 2.

3 reasons I love the Jarrad Davis pick, 1 reason I don’t

There’s a lot of reasons to like Detroit’s pick of Jarrad Davis. There’s also at least one reason to dislike it.

Jarrad Davis: “I’m going to sacrifice everything for the benefit of the team”

Check out the full transcript of Jarrad Davis’ post-draft teleconference.

Detroit Lions mock draft: 2 scenarios for Friday

In wake of the Lions addressing a need by selecting LB Jarrad Davis, it’s time to take a look at how Day 2 could shake out for Detroit.

Lions draft grade: Why we’re giving Jarrad Davis pick an A

Bob Quinn addressed the Lions’ dire situation at linebacker with authority in the first round of the 2017 draft

Best players available for the Lions on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

With Day 1 in the books, let’s transition to Day 2 and look at the top players available for the Detroit Lions.

What positions should Lions target on Day 2 of NFL Draft?

With the Lions’ biggest need gone, what should they do now?

NFL Draft grades: Experts weigh in on Lions’ 1st-round pick

Fans in Detroit loved the Lions’ first-round pick, while national experts were less enthusiastic.

Jarrad Davis’ Lions jersey is already available

Can’t wait to see Jarrad Davis in a Lions jersey? Buy one now!