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In case you have not heard, the Detroit Lions have a whopping four of the Top 55 picks in the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft. With that being said, there is no question about it that Lions GM Brad Holmes will have some extremely important decisions to make when his team is on the clock in the first two rounds. Pro Football Focus has released their “Ideal Start” to the Lions Draft, and they have Holmes selecting two defensive players and two offensive players with their first four picks.
- The NFL Draft begins on Thursday
- The Lions currently have 4 of the Top 55 picks
- PFF believes the Lions will take two defensive players and two offensive players with their first four picks.
Pro Football Focus reveals ‘Ideal Start' to Detroit Lions 2023 NFL Draft
According to PFF, the Ideal Start to the Lions' Draft would be if they made the following picks within the first two rounds.
- 6 – DT Jalen Carter
- 18 – CB Joey Porter Jr.
- 48 – OL Cody Mauch
- 55 – TE Sam LaPorta
Bottom Line: The Lions have a Golden Opportunity
In the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft, the Lions have a golden opportunity with four of the Top 55 picks. Brad Holmes will need to make some crucial decisions when his team is on the clock. Pro Football Focus has shared their “Ideal Start” to the Lions Draft, with a focus on balancing the team's needs on both offense and defense. Their picks include defensive tackle Jalen Carter, cornerback Joey Porter Jr., offensive lineman Cody Mauch, and tight end Sam LaPorta. With such high draft picks, the Lions have a unique opportunity to shape their future and set themselves up for success.