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LOOK: Detroit Lions move up in 2019 NFL Draft

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We have had some time to digest it but the Detroit Lions Thanksgiving Day performance against the Chicago Bears definitely caused some indigestion for many Lions’ fans.

With the loss, the Lions are now 4-7 and though they are technically still alive for the playoffs, it is certainly a long-shot.

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So, let’s look ahead to the 2019 NFL Draft, where the Lions moved up two spots from last week to No. 8 in the first round.

If No. 8 is not good enough for you, don’t worry, the Lions still have plenty of opportunities to move up, especially if they continue to play the way they have.

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ESPN’s Paul Finebaum absolutely RIPS Jim Harbaugh following embarrassing defeat

It was an ugly scene at the Horseshoe in Columbus on Saturday – at least, if you were a Michigan Wolverines fan.

The Ohio State Buckeyes ransacked the Wolverines by a 62-39 final score, officially knocking Michigan from playoff contention. This means the fourth year in a row that they’ve failed to qualify for the CFP under head coach Jim Harbaugh, who also dropped to 0-4 against Ohio State.

With the loss, Michigan ended their year with a 10-2 record and a pair of Top 10 teams as the only losses on the season. Meanwhile, Ohio State moves on to face Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship game.

Never known to back down from his opinion, ESPN college football analyst Paul Finebaum absolutely ripped Harbaugh following the loss, which he described as “cataclysmic” because of its implications within the rivalry and Big Ten Championship

“We’re four years in now,” Finebaum said after the game. “And if you couldn’t beat this Ohio State team with Urban Meyer, … you’re not going to beat them….

To read the rest of Finebaum’s quote, please click on the link below.

https://detroitsportsnation.com/u-of-m-news/mwhitaker/espns-paul-finebaum-absolutely-destroys-jim-harbaugh-following-embarrassing-defeat/11-2018/198724/

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Former Detroit Lions’ CB Nevin Lawson tweets message for Kelly Stafford and her family

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Earlier this week, Kelly Stafford‘s brother posted a photo on Instagram which showed Kelly in the hospital preparing for brain surgery.

Since that post, there have not been any updates on Kelly and all we can do is keep her in our thoughts and prayers that all went well and she has a speedy and successful recovery.

On Saturday night, former Detroit Lions‘ cornerback Nevin Lawson took to Twitter to send his prayers out for Kelly the Stafford family.

Please continue to pray for Kelly Stafford and her family as they go through this difficult time.

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Detroit Lions ‘All-Local’ 2019 NFL Mock Draft

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This coming Thursday, the 2019 NFL Draft will officially begin.

Over the past few months, if you are anything like me, you have read literally hundreds upon hundreds of Detroit Lions’ mock drafts.

So, I figured it would be fun to think outside the box (but inside the state) to come up with what an ‘All-local’ Lions draft could look like.

Check it out.

Round 1 – Devin Bush Jr. (LB) Michigan or Rashan Gary (DL) Michigan

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Round 2 – Justin Layne (CB) Michigan State or David Long (CB) Michigan

Round 3 – Sean Bunting (CB) Central Michigan or Chase Winovich (DL) Michigan

Round 4 – Maxx Crosby (Edge) Eastern Michigan

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Round 5 – Khari Willis (S) Michigan State

Round 6 – Xavier Crawford (CB) Central Michigan

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Round 6 – Karan Higdon (RB) Michigan

Round 7 – Zach Gentry (TE) Michigan

Round 7 – LJ Scott (RB) Michigan State

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Now, I know there is a .0000001% chance of this actually happening, but those players should be available when the Lions are on the clock in each round.

If you want to read my ‘Detroit Lions’ Perfect 2019 NFL mock draft’ please click on the link below. It also includes a local player.

Detroit Lions’ Perfect 2019 NFL Mock Draft: Final Edition

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JUST IN: Detroit Lions drop 2019 schedule hype video

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The 2019 NFL Draft is less than a week away and on Friday the team dropped a 2019 schedule hype video.

Check it out!

Nation, what will the Lions record be in 2019?

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