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NFL Draft Profiles

Why the Detroit Lions should draft Ja’Marr Chase

Chase may be the best receiver in the class

Why the Detroit Lions should draft DeVonta Smith

Weight concerns be damned, DeVonta Smith is special.

Why the Detroit Lions should draft Penei Sewell

The choice might not be fully in the Lions’ hands. But if he’s there at no. 7, there’s no question.

POLL: Should the Detroit Lions draft Justin Fields?

Now that it appears Fields may fall to the Lions, should they seriously consider him?

Why the Detroit Lions should draft Micah Parsons

Making the case for one of the most polarizing prospects in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Former RB coach: Lions’ Jason Huntley ‘was dynamic wherever we put him’

The running back defied the odds by being drafted in the fifth round.

Draft profile, film breakdown: Quintez Cephus isn’t defined by his speed

Let’s take a closer look at one of the more controversial Lions picks of the 2020 NFL Draft.

Scouting report: Did Justin Herbert make the right decision in 2019?

The quarterback could have been the top overall pick if he entered the draft in 2019. He took a risk by going back to school though.

Scouting report: Joe Burrow is more than just a feel good story

The kid from southeast Ohio erupted in 2019, and now has a chance to be a hero back home for the Bengals.

Scouting report: Jalen Hurts’ athletic ability will allow coaches to get creative

For the third straight year, an atypical Oklahoma prospect with a chip on his shoulder enters the league ready to prove his doubters wrong at the next level.

Draft profile: Can Raekwon Davis bounce back from college decline?

The Detroit Lions may be looking to add another Da’Shawn Hand type in the mid rounds in Raekwon Davis.

Does TCU’s DT Ross Blacklock fit Detroit Lions’ profile?

It’s no secret that the Lions need help on their interior defensive line, and Ross Blacklock could immediately upgrade it.

Draft Scouting Report: Tua Tagovailoa can be the Lions’ next franchise QB

The Alabama quarterback has been on NFL radars since his high school days, and has long been expected to develop into a top NFL quarterback. Is he too good to pass up on for the Lions?

Scouting report: Is Georgia’s Jake Fromm worth all the hype?

The Georgia quarterback burst onto the scene as a true freshman a few years ago, and now he’s heading to the NFL, but does he have what it takes to make it at the next level?

Draft scouting report: Utah State’s Jordan Love has Patrick Mahomes potential

The quarterback fell under the radar while playing at Utah State, but he has real potential at the next level.

NFL Draft Prospect Watch: Anfernee Jennings, LB, Alabama

A look at another college linebacker that would fit the Lions’ scheme.

2020 NFL Draft prospect watch: Malik Harrison, LB, Ohio State

With the playoffs now out of the question, it’s draft prospect time!

2019 Detroit Lions UDFA Tracker

Your one-stop shop for all UDFA rumors regarding the Detroit Lions in 2019.

Draft profile: Lions linebacker Jahlani Tavai film breakdown

Let’s dig deep into the Lions’ second round pick that came as a surprise to many.

Hawaii beat writer Q&A: Who is Lions rookie LB Jahlani Tavai?

Who is Jahlani Tavai? We find out with help from a Hawaii football beat writer.

Detroit Lions have visit with Washington Safety Taylor Rapp

The Lions are using one of their prospect visits on the talented Washington Safety.

Detroit Lions schedule draft visit with Washington TE Drew Sample

The Lions need a tight end to complement their recent singing of Jesse James, and getting a punishing blocker may be their target.

Draft profile: Montez Sweat’s fantastic NFL Combine is only half the story

Sweat is a great fit for the Lions, but there are serious concerns about his game.

SC WR Deebo Samuel is the playmaker the Lions need on offense

Exit Golden Tate... enter Deebo Samuel?

2019 NFL Draft Profile: Corbin Kaufusi can provide late round value for Matt Patricia’s defense

Trying to find a fit in Matt Patricia’s defense can be difficult, but some guys stand out specifically for how well they fit the scheme, like BYU’s Corbin Kaufusi

Christian Miller is the pass rusher the Lions need

Get to know one of the more underrated and underhyped pass rushers in this year’s class.

Draft profile: If Ed Oliver falls to the Lions, should they take him?

The Houston DT’s stock has "fallen," and he’s a real option for the Lions.

Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson could be a real option for Lions in 1st round

Don’t shoot the messenger.

Draft profile: Is Rashan Gary deserving of the eighth overall pick?

We tackle one of the top Wolverine prospects and dive deep into the film and their fit with the Lions.

Profile: Jachai Polite could add some explosion to Lions pass rush

Jachai Polite is a pass-rushing fiend, but his limitations elsewhere may keep him out of consideration early for the Liosn.

PSU CB Amani Oruwariye offers man-coverage skills the Lions need

Get to know one of the cornerbacks that will likely be high on the Lions’ draft board.

NFL Draft: LA Tech’s Jaylon Ferguson is a perfect fit for the Lions

Get to know one of the more underrated edge rushing prospects in the draft.

NFL Draft Profile: FSU’s Brian Burns is a do-it-all edge defender

If your team values versatility, they’re going to love this Florida State EDGE.

Draft profile: Deandre Baker could be the shutdown CB that the Lions need

It’s a good year to be looking for a young cornerback.

Draft profile: Kentucky’s Josh Allen would be perfect fit for Lions defense

This Josh Allen is actually good.

2019 NFL Draft profile: Byron Murphy gives secondary speed, playmaking ability

Washington might be the new DBU.