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LOOK: Detroit Lions move up in updated 2019 NFL Draft order

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With their loss to the Minnesota Vikings in Week 16, the Detroit Lions now sit at 5-10 with just one game remaining in their 2018 season.

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According to Tankathon.com, following Sunday’s games, the Lions now held the No. 5 pick in the 2019 NFL Draft. Had the New York Jets not blown it against the Packers in overtime, the Lions would be sitting at No. 4.

 

That pick could improve following Week 17 depending on what happens with San Francisco and the New York Jets.

BONUS CONTENT:

Michigan Wolverines’ National Signing Day recap

Jim Harbaugh and the University of Michigan football coaching staff had a very productive national signing day run. On the first day of the early signing period, the Wolverines were able to fill up almost their entire 2019 Freshman class inking commitments with 25 recruits.

The day was marked by the biggest surprise, maybe in the country, when Daxton Hill decided to send his letter of intent to Michigan. Only 11 days ago, Daxton flipped his commitment to Michigan to Alabama, but today that all changed. Hill is a five-star safety from Oklahoma with a great pedigree. He is the younger brother of Justice Hill, the Oklahoma State running back that just declared for the NFL draft.

Other notable commitments include Zach Charbonnet (RB) and Chris Hinton (DL). Both are in the top 100 nationally and are part of a trio that should be the backbone of this 2019 class. The other major commit was Cornelius Johnson, a top 250 player that, as a wide receiver, is viewed to be the missing piece at a position that Michigan has struggled to fill in its run-heavy offense.

As it stands now, Michigan has the top-ranked recruiting class in the B1G according to multiple sources and are ranked 7th nationally according to 247Sports Composite Rankings.

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