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

Who will the Lions pick in the NFL Draft? NFL experts weigh in

The NFL offseason can be very long, but the hype for the season starts to build up again once the NFL Draft rolls around. Luckily for us NFL fans, that day is about to be upon us, as the first round will finally be taking place this Thursday. The question everybody wants answered is who … 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

Detroit Lions have strong presence at Notre Dame pro day

Notre Dame has a group of talented players that could be drafted high in the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. The Detroit Lions certainly have and interest in these players and sent scouts and coaches to Notre Dames pro day. This is not unusual, however, what is interesting is the amount of personnel … Read more

2016 DSN NFL Mock Draft: Pre-Combine Edition

As we get closer and closer to the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine, which will take place in Indianapolis on Feb. 26-29, the NFL Draft is starting to take shape and we at Detroit Sports Nation are going to give our best shot at predicting the first round selections. Without further ado here is the DSN … 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

5 College players to watch as potential Lions’ draft picks

If the NFL season ended today, the Detroit Lions would have the No. 1 pick in the NFL Draft. There’s still a lot of season to play, but it seems inevitable that the Lions will be one of the top teams picking when next year’s draft rolls around. With the college football season already being … Read more