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Lions Draft watch: 7 players to watch, including FSU WR Keon Coleman

This Saturday’s Detroit Lions 2024 NFL draft watch examines seven players to watch.

Draft watch: 7 players to watch, including Michigan’s Kris Jenkins Jr.

This Saturday’s Detroit Lions draft watch examines seven players to watch.

College Football Week 2 live discussion, open thread: Running at the mouth

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Lions 2024 draft watch: 7 players to watch, including CB Kool-Aid McKinstry

This Saturday’s Detroit Lions draft watch examines seven players in head-to-head matchups to watch.

No one inside the Lions’ organization is surprised by Brian Branch’s ascension

Rookie cornerback Brian Branch unseated two veterans from their initial positions, and no one inside the Detroit Lions organization is surprised.

2024 draft watch: 8 players to watch, including DT Jer’Zhan Newton

This Saturday’s Detroit Lions draft watch examines eight players to watch over Labor Day weekend.

Brad Holmes made navigating the 2023 NFL Draft look easy

For the third-year Detroit Lions general manager, Brad Holmes looked to have been his most comfortable self, handling the 2023 NFL Draft with ease.

Lions drafted 3 of their 14 players with first-round grades in 2023 NFL Draft

Lions GM Brad Holmes said they only had 14 players with first-round grades on them in the 2023 NFL Draft, and the team drafted at least three of them.

The Lions 2023 NFL Draft picks have all signed their rookie deals

All eight of the Detroit Lions’ 2023 NFL Draft picks are now under contract.

Lions GM Brad Holmes on LB Jack Campbell: ‘We don’t draft positions, we draft players’

Brad Holmes dished on the depth in the 2023 NFL Draft and how the Detroit Lions navigated that terrain with NFL Network’s Peter Schrager.

Why the Detroit Lions weren’t crazy to draft Jahmyr Gibbs 12th overall

Georgia Tech writer Kelly Quinlan explains why the selection of Jahmyr Gibbs makes sense for the Detroit Lions and why he even preferred Gibbs to Bijan Robinson.

How Brian Branch, Jahmyr Gibbs became centerpieces at Alabama

Our Detroit Lions 2023 NFL Draft profile series continues with Alabama’s Brian Branch and Jahmyr Gibbs.

Detroit Lions have 3 of the biggest NFL Draft steals of the last 10 years

3 Detroit Lions players made ESPN’s list of the top 50 NFL Draft steals of the past decade.

George Kittle continues to hype up Lions rookie TE Sam LaPorta

George Kittle believes the Detroit Lions got a "complete steal" in second-round rookie TE Sam LaPorta.

How Jack Campbell, Sam LaPorta saved Iowa football

We profile Detroit Lions draft picks Jack Campbell and Sam LaPorta with a deep conversation with Iowa writer Tom Kakert.

Lions sign rookie TE Sam LaPorta as 2nd-rounders continue to set new contract precedents

Sam LaPorta’s rookie contract with the Detroit Lions continues a league-wide trend of new and unprecedented deals .

Notes: Writer argues drafting Jahmyr Gibbs at No. 12 could age poorly for Lions

Gather ye pitchforks.

Why Hendon Hooker’s ceiling is NFL franchise quarterback

Tennessee writer Terry Lambert explains to us why Detroit Lions third-round pick Hendon Hooker has a legitimate chance at being an NFL franchise quarterback.

VIDEO: Lions tried to acquire 2024 1st-round pick from Cardinals on draft night

In a behind-the-scenes 2023 NFL Draft video from the Cardinals, it appears Lions GM Brad Holmes wanted a future first-round pick in their early trade.

Don’t sleep on the explosiveness of Lions rookie DT Brodric Martin

Detroit Lions third-round pick Brodric Martin is known of his size and strength, but a Western Kentucky writer told us to watch out of his explosiveness.

OL guru Duke Manyweather explains why Colby Sorsdal is a future Lions starter

We chatted with Duke Manyweather, who helped train Detroit Lions fifth-round pick Colby Sorsdal. Manyweather believes the Lions got a future starter.

RB Mohamed Ibrahim has what it takes to make 53-man roster

The Lions have a new running back corps and Ibrahim fits right in

Jack Campbell knows ‘everything’s earned,’ including starting spot

Detroit Lions rookie LB Jack Campbell knows expectations are high for him, but recognizes he won’t be handed anything.

Grading the Detroit Lions entire 2023 offseason

Now that most of the Detroit Lions’ 2023 offseason moves have been made, let’s analyze how they did.

Lions 3rd-round pick Brodric Martin tells great draft night story

Brodric Martin was caught off guard when the Detroit Lions selected him with a third-round pick in the 2023 NFL Draft. Here’s what happened next.

Watch: Detroit Lions CB Starling Thomas V highlights

Check out some of the highlights from Starling Thomas V’s time at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Watch: Detroit Lions RB Mohamed Ibrahim highlights

Check out some of the highlights from Detroit Lions UDFA signing Mohamed Ibrahim’ and his time at Minnesota.

Watch: Detroit Lions WR Antoine Green highlights

Check out some of the highlights from Antoine Green’s time at North Carolina.

Lions WR Antoine Green’s fight through adversity makes him NFL ready

UNC writer Andrew Jones helped give a scouting report for Lions 7th-round pick Antoine Green, and how college adversity helped ready him for the NFL.

Watch: Detroit Lions OL Colby Sorsdal highlights

Check out some of new Detroit Lions offensive lineman Colby Sorsdal’s highlights from his time at William and Mary.

Open thread: What changes would you make to the NFL draft?

Everything is on the table...except a lottery.

Video proves Bucs were taking Jack Campbell at 19 if Lions had drafted Kancey

Video of the Buccaneers war room proves that the Detroit Lions weren’t the only team very high on 1st-round LB Jack Campbell.

Detroit Lions 2023 UDFA class ranks in top-5, per analyst

One analyst believes the Detroit Lions have one of the best undrafted rookie classes following the 2023 NFL Draft.

Breaking down the Detroit Lions 2023 rookie minicamp standouts

Breaking down everything that happened in 2023 Detroit Lions rookie minicamp, and the best and worst parts of the schedule.

Lions 2nd-round pick Sam LaPorta was a top-2 TE on the Bengals board

The Detroit Lions weren’t the only team high on tight end draft pick Sam LaPorta. The Cincinnati Bengals wanted him, too.

Did the Detroit Lions make a mistake by not aggressively pursuing a wide receiver?

The future of the receiving corps is a question mark. Should the Detroit Lions have more aggressively pursued a WR in free agency or the NFL Draft?


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