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Dec 3, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; General view of the Detroit Lions logo at the 50-yard line during an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

On Friday, the NFL announced they were awarding 32 compensatory draft picks to be divided amongst 16 teams. As expected, the Detroit Lions were not among the teams given an extra pick.

With the compensatory picks being set, we now know the exact spots the Lions will be drafting at in the 2017 NFL Draft. Here is a list of which draft picks the Lions will have when the draft begins.

Via MLive:

  • Round 1, Pick 21
  • Round 2, Pick 21 (53 overall)
  • Round 3, Pick 21 (85 overall)
  • Round 4, Pick 21 (128 overall)
  • Round 5, Pick 21 (165 overall)
  • Round 6, Pick 21 (205 overall)
  • Round 6, Pick 32 (215 overall) — Via New England Patriots in the Kyle Van Noy trade
  • Round 7, Pick 32 (250 overall) — Via Patriots in the Michael Williams trade

The 1st Round of the draft will be held on April 27th beginning at 8 p.m. ET, with Rounds 2-3 taking place on April 28th beginning at 7 p.m. ET, and Rounds 4-7 rounding things out on April 29th beginning at Noon ET.

ESPN, ESPN2 and NFL Network will all provide coverage of the draft. Online streaming will also be available on