Who the Lions ‘Should Have’ drafted in the first three rounds

NOTE: The views expressed in this EDITORIAL do not necessarily reflect the views of Detroit Sports Nation or a majority of its writers and should not be misconstrued as such. The views contained within are the views of the author and the author alone. Prior to 2016 NFL Draft, if you were to tell me … Read more

Updated Day 2 NFL mock draft

Just when you think you are done with NFL mock drafts, “SURPRISE!” The first-round is officially over and it is time to predict the second day of the draft– rounds two and three. With a better understanding of the direction each organization went on day one, we have a slightly better idea of team needs … Read more

Day 2 draft targets for the Detroit Lions

Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft is done and there is still plenty of talent left on the board for the Detroit Lions. After selecting offensive tackle Taylor Decker in the first, the Lions could look to address other positions of need such as strong safety, defensive end, center or linebacker. Here a few … Read more

Detroit Lions Perfect 2016 NFL Draft: Every pick revealed (Final Cut)

On Thursday night, Lions general manager Bob Quinn will have his first opportunity to run an NFL Draft. It just so happens to be a draft that could be the most important in Detroit Lions team history. We have compiled what we believe will be the ‘Perfect’ NFL Draft outcome for the Lions, all seven … Read more

Complete 7-round NFL mock draft

The NFL draft is right around the corner and it is officially time to release a final, seven-round mock draft. Every single selection for every single team is predicted. Trades will throw a wrench in the order, but most of the picks were chosen solely on their schematic fit, team need, and best player available. … Read more

The Detroit Lions prospects of interest

With the 2016 pre-draft scouting process coming to the end, the Detroit Lions are winding down on their visits with potential draft selections. The Detroit scouting staff has interacted with a long list of prospects this season– at least relative to years past. Not every single interview or workout makes it to the media, but the … Read more

Detroit Lions: 7-Round NFL Draft Player Guide

There are plenty of roster holes the Detroit Lions could fill with their ten picks in the 2016 NFL draft. Although only a few glaring needs exist, there is always room for improvement at other positions. Projected Draft Strategy: Offensive Line- It doesn’t make a ton of sense to draft an offensive tackle in round one who can’t … Read more

NFL 1st Round Mock Draft: Post Titans-Rams trade

  [tps_header] On Thursday, a blockbuster trade went down in the NFL as the Los Angeles Rams gave up an arm and a leg in order to acquire the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft from the Tennessee Titans. Because of the trade, mock drafts everywhere were thrown for a loop, including … Read more

REPORT: Detroit Lions host 4 offensive tackles on pre-draft visits

So far in free agency the Detroit Lions have not been able to upgrade their starting offensive line, a position group that was one of the biggest needs heading into the off-season. This means, most likely, that the Lions will utilize this month’s draft to bolster the unit. On Monday, the team brought in 4 … Read more

Top 10 offensive tackles in the 2016 NFL Draft

[tps_header]Heading into the 2016 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions will be looking to improve an offensive line that was severely lacking in talent and depth in 2015. With less than one month until the draft here are the top 10 offensive tackles in the 2016 NFL Draft. [/tps_header] [tps_title]10. Le’Raven Clark, OT/OG, Texas Tech[/tps_title] Senior … Read more

Senior Bowl: 15 players Lions fans should watch

[tps_header] It’s that time of year again where die-hard fans are clinging to just about anything that somewhat resembles the game of football. Today, the best college senior prospects in the country will attend the Senior Bowl All-Star game in Mobile, Alabama. Unlike the Pro Bowl, these broke student-athletes will have plenty of motivation to … Read more