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NFL Draft Profiles

Take a closer look at these NFL Draft prospects with SB Nation's Pride of Detroit.

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.

Draft profile: LSU’s Devin White could be a versatile LB for the Lions

The Lions could look to improve their defense from the inside out by taking versatile linebacker Devin White.

2019 NFL Draft Profile: Te’Von Coney is a gap sound LB Lions need

Notre Dame’s Te’Von Coney may not be the fastest, but he’s technically sound and powerful.

Scouting profile, film breakdown: Detroit Lions safety Tracy Walker

Tracy Walker was a surprise pick for many, so it’s time we take a closer look into who Tracy Walker is and what he brings to the table for the Lions.

Harold Landry, a top draft pass rusher, to visit Detroit Lions

The Lions need a pass rush, and they are hosting one of the top pass rushing prospects.

BSU LB Leighton Vander Esch scheduled to visit Lions this week

The Lions may not have finished adding athletic linebackers to their defense, with a scheduled visit with and early round LB from BSU.

Lions OC Jim Bob Cooter met with WKU TE Deon Yelder at his pro day

The Lions haven’t let up in working out any and all tight ends, with the Lions OC himself working out one at Western Kentucky’s pro day.

Report: Lions conduct private workout with UCF WR Tre’Quan Smith

At his pro day, the Lions worked out one of the most explosive receivers in the draft class in Tre’Quan Smith.

Detroit Lions schedule official visit with Wesley OG Matthew Gono

The Lions have scheduled a visit with one of the most athletic small school offensive linemen in the draft.

Draft profile: CMU’s DE Joe Ostman a possible late-round gem for Detroit

The Lions dined with the Chippewa pass rusher prior to his pro day, and he could be an option to help them later in the draft.

Draft profile: Lions meet with GVSU WR Brandon Bean at his pro day

The Lions haven’t stopped looking for ways to improve roster depth this offseason.

UTEP OG Will Hernandez to meet with Lions

The Lions continue to scour the offensive line prospects to try to shore up the final starting position


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