[tps_header]With the 2016 NFL Draft right around the corner, it got us to thinking about the greatest Detroit Lions draft picks of all-time.
As you read through this list, please remember that the list is based off the best draft picks of all-time, not necessarily the top players. For example, if Player A and Player B were completely equal as far accomplishments, but Player A was drafted in the fifth-round and Player B was drafted in the first-round, Player A would get the nod.
So, ladies and gentleman, without further ado, here are the Top 8 Detroit Lions draft picks of all-time.
[tps_title]#8 – Calvin Johnson (WR) – 1st Round, (2007)[/tps_title]
Even though Calvin Johnson was drafted 2nd overall in 2007 and was expected to perform well, there was no way to leave him off of this list.
Johnson has become one of the greatest wide receivers ever to play the game of football and will no doubt be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame when his career is finished. (Which it may be)