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Poll: What was the best Detroit Lions pick in the 2017 NFL Draft?

They made nine picks in seven rounds, targeting needs all across both sides of the ball, while leaving a couple of key ones out. Considering the range, alternatives and needs, which selection was their best?

Lions’ Jarrad Davis to play middle linebacker, Tahir Whitehead on the move

Lions GM Bob Quinn has reversed his position on Jarrad Davis, now saying the first-round pick will play middle linebacker for Detroit.

A Rundown of All the Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft Picks

Sports Illustrated has a complete rundown of all of the Lions 2017 Draft Picks and some commentary as well. Round 1, Pick 21 (21st overall) Jarrad Davis, LB, Florida: The Lions had arguably the worst linebacking group in the league during the 2016 season, and they were not in much better shape headed into Thursday. …

How Michael Roberts, a fourth-round pick, affects Eric Ebron’s future in Detroit

Quinn said before the draft he had an idea of what he'd like to do, but that adding a tight end over the weekend could influence his decision.

Lions set at running back, with Ameer Abdullah the starter

The Lions had one of the NFL's worst rushing attacks last season, and it was a surprise to some that they didn't try to upgrade by drafting a running back. But General Manager Bob Quinn says he's confident in the top running back he has.

Best picks, worse picks and biggest surprises from Lions’ draft haul

It was a draft of meeting needs, trading down and taking a few risks for the Lions.'s Nate Atkins and Kyle Meinke make their picks for the best, worst and most surprising picks of the Lions' haul.

Analysts ask where’s the pass rush, RB when grading Lions’ 2017 NFL draft

The early analysis, at least, is it wasn't an average weekend at best for GM Bob Quinn.

Poll: How do you grade Lions GM Bob Quinn’s second draft?

The Lions came away with six defensive players and three offensive players from this year's draft. What grade do you give their efforts?

NFL draft analysis: The best and riskiest Lions picks, and what’s left to do

The Detroit Lions added nine new players in the NFL draft, from a playmaking linebacker in the first round to a local defensive end in the seventh. Here's a quick rundown:

Lions will roll with Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick after not drafting RB

Despite last year's running game struggles, the Lions opted not to add to the group of four running backs through the draft despite how deep and star-studded this rookie class had been perceived.


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