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Detroit Lions: Potential 1st Round Picks

The NFL draft is less than 72 hours away and the anxiety of knowing who the lions will take with the 21st pick is slowly setting in for most fans. With that said here are fifteen possible selections outside, inside, and around the box.

Detroit Lions 2017 draft preview: Yeah, they could take a WR in Round 1 (or TE!)

This is the fifth of an seven-part series previewing the Detroit Lions' positional needs and priorities heading into the NFL draft. The installments are ordered by need, starting with where help is needed the least and ending where it's needed the most.

Mel Kiper: Florida LB Jarrad Davis would be heck of a pick for the Lions

Sure, the Lions signed Paul Worrilow off Atlanta's bench. And sure, they like what they have in second-year 'backer Antwione Williams.

Mel Kiper Jr. thinks Jabrill Peppers will still be a first-round pick, even after diluted sample

Kiper projected Peppers to be picked No. 28 overall in his most recent mock draft.

Bovada NFL Draft odds: How many defenders, QBs, RBs, WRs go first round?

The Detroit Lions would love an early run on quarterbacks, given that it's one of the few positions they won't look to draft in the first round.

Jabrill Peppers reportedly tested positive for diluted sample at NFL combine

Peppers' agency said it was the result over overhydration and he's never failed a drug test.

Michigan’s mega-class leads way for strong in-state draft

The Wolverines sent 14 players to the NFL combine, which was more than every other school. And Lions GM Bob Quinn has noticed.

NFL Draft: Michigan State booms and busts

The Spartans have had plenty of hits and misses, from Carl Banks and Andre Rison to Tony Mandarich and Charles Rogers.

Remember, Lions fans, don’t blame Matt Millen for Joey Harrington

Harrington was picked third overall by Detroit in 2002, but Millen wanted to trade down or draft a cornerback.

Detroit Lions 2017 NFL Draft prospect: Temple LB Haason Reddick

Leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft, MLive.com writers Nate Atkins and Kyle Meinke will preview prospects who could be a fit for the Detroit Lions.

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