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Unfortunately, the Detroit Lions came up just short of earning a berth in the 2022 NFL Playoffs. On the bright side, the Lions did win eight of their final ten games to finish with a 9-8 record on the season. And, along the way, they beat the Green Bay Packers twice to make sure Aaron Rodgers also has to watch the playoffs from his couch. With that being said, it is not time to start looking ahead to free agency and the 2023 NFL Draft.
Where will the Detroit Lions 2023 NFL Draft picks be?
With the draft season officially upon us (yes, the draft season starts as soon as a team is eliminated from playoff contention), let's take a look at where the Lions will be selecting in the 2023 NFL Draft.
As you can see below, the Lions have a total of eight picks in the upcoming draft, including four of the top 59 selections.
- Round 1, No. 6 overall (via Los Angeles Rams)
- Round 1, No. 18 overall
- Round 2, No. 48 overall
- Round 2, No. 59 overall (via Minnesota Vikings)
- Round 3, No. 81 overall
- Round 5, No. 149 overall
- Round 6, No. 169 overall (via Denver Broncos)
- Round 6, No. 180 overall
When will the 2023 NFL Draft take place?
The 88th annual NFL Draft will be held on April 27-29, 2023 in the plaza outside of Union Station in Kansas City Missouri.