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NFL Draft Profiles

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

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

Draft profile: Louisville LB James Hearns’ ceiling may be as a special teamer

The Louisville linebacker has some pretty underwhelming tape.

2018 NFL Draft Profile: DT Poona Ford is an underrated force on the inside

He isn’t the biggest name, nor the biggest player, but Poona Ford can make a big impact in the NFL.

Draft profile: RB Ito Smith could be the next Theo Riddick

The Lions may be looking to move on from Theo Riddick in the future, and if they do it wouldn’t hurt to bring someone similar in.

Draft profile: Vita Vea could be the biggest piece in the Lions’ new-look defense

Kent Lee Platte breaks down one of the most popular college players among Lions fans.

Draft profile: Marcus Davenport flashes high upside with risk attached

The Lions need pass rush help, with one UTSA defender drawing comparisons to Ziggy Ansah being an option.

Draft profile: USC RB Ronald Jones could add home run threat to Lions’ backfield

The Lions need a weapon out of the backfield after four years of rushing futility, this USC back could add that and more.

Draft profile: Sony Michel brings speed, quickness and versatility to the Lions

Would Sony be a good fit for Detroit?

Detroit Lions 2018 NFL Draft Profile: Ja’Von Rolland-Jones, Sun Belt Sack Artist

The Lions may look for pass rushing help outside of the first round and if they do so it could be a prolific college player they add in the later rounds.

Draft profile: Nick Chubb is exactly what the Lions need to elevate run game

Don’t let his National Championship performance fool you, Nick Chubb is the real deal.

NFL Draft profile: Alabama RB Bo Scarbrough, big risk for a big bruiser

One of the most talented backs in the 2018 class also comes with the biggest risks: Alabama’s Bo Scarbrough.

Draft profile: DT Christian Wilkins checks practically every box for Lions

What if the Lions could draft a player who could not only fix their pass rushing woes, but possibly even help their red zone rushing?

2018 NFL Mock Draft Roundup: Derrius Guice the hottest target for Lions

It’s no secret the Lions run game is one of the worst in the NFL, so it’s no surprise that RB is one of the top targets for Detroit in 2018 mock drafts.

15 running backs the Lions could target in the 2018 NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions rush attack needs a shot in the arm and drafting a RB in 2018 could go a long way to improving their offense.

2018 NFL Draft Profile: LSU’s Arden Key could fix Lions’ pass rushing issues

The Detroit Lions need pass rushing help, and this draft class is loaded at the top with elite talent like LSU’s Arden Key.

2018 Draft Profile: Bradley Chubb could inject talent into Lions’ defensive line

One of the hottest names tied to the Lions in the upcoming draft is NC State’s Bradley Chubb.

2018 NFL Draft: 5 Interior offensive lineman to know

The Lions offensive line rebuild is well underway, but there’s still at least one piece missing on the interior.

2018 NFL Draft profile: Maurice Hurst

It’s okay, Michigan fans, you can fan boy out on this 2018 draft prospect.

2018 NFL Draft profile: Dorance Armstrong

The draft is a long way away, but we’re going to start profiling the hot names linked to the Lions by mockdrafters, starting with this Kansas pass rusher.

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.

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.

Lions met with DE Charles Harris, but is he a good fit?

Many have connected the Missouri defensive end to the Detroit Lions, but does he fit their pass rushing needs?

Mount Union RB Bradley Mitchell meets with Lions

The Lions could be looking for their Andre Roberts replacement.

Jim Bob Cooter works out pair of LA Tech WRs

The Lions marathon tour of pro days continues, this time double dipping on talented LA tech receivers.

Lions meet with a pair of Wisconsin running backs

The Lions met with a pair of Wisconsin running backs at their Pro Day and put both through drills.

Lions meet with extremely athletic CB Fabian Moreau

Lions meet with uber athletic cornerback Fabian Moreau, who was injured while working out at his pro day.

Troubled DE Jeremiah Valoaga schedules workout with Lions

The Detroit Lions have started scheduling visits and one of their first is with a UNLV defensive end.

Michigan RB De’Veon Smith to meet with Detroit Lions

The Lions continue looking for a running back to compliment their backfield, this time turning to a local player.


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