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Detroit Lions select WSU Cougars G Joe Dahl in fifth round of NFL draft
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Going into this week, draft projections for Washington State offensive lineman Joe Dahl were all over the board, ranging from the second round on down. Dahl's phone call came late Saturday morning, when the Detroit Lions selected him in the fifth round …

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Detroit Lions draft safety Miles Killebrew
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The Detroit Lions appear to have found themselves a true in-the-box safety with the selection of Miles Killebrew from Southern Utah in the fourth round (111th overall). He's one of the biggest hitters in this draft, and could potentially play either …

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Bob Quinn: Lions have 'no issues' with MSU QB Connor Cook as prospect
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Connor Cook's tumble down draft boards has been nothing short of amazing. Once thought to be in consideration for a high first-round pick, Cook still hasn't been selected two full days into this year's NFL draft. Detroit Lions general manager Bob Quinn …

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Detroit Lions will draft 'some skill guys' on Day 3, here are 13
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Now that the Detroit Lions have addressed their needs in the trenches, they plan to use Day 3 to beef up other areas of their roster. The Lions drafted offensive linemen Taylor Decker and Graham Glasgow and defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson with their …

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Five facts: Taylor Decker
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Speaking of baby leopards, the zoo actually named their two baby clouded leopards Taylor and Decker, per Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Sounds like … "I actually have the lions that I always saw in her house, so that was for my grandma.” 3 …

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Taylor Decker has at least one familiar Lions teammate
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“There's a few guys that work out at Bentley's gym that are on the same team and they work out all the time together and they gel really well together and they build that chemistry that's so important for an offensive line to have,” Warford told …

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Detroit Lions draft center Graham Glasgow
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In selecting Glasgow, the Lions have also drafted their second center in the third round over the last three drafts, and have set up a terrific competition at the position between Glasgow and the incumbent Travis Swanson this offseason. “Travis …

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2016 NFL draft live updates, Day 2: Detroit Lions slated for two picks
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He's joined by eight Hall of Fame players, including … no Detroit Lions. Big round of applause when Dick Butkus is introduced and calls the Chicago fans the "greatest … in the world." The Browns are on the clock. 6:41 p.m. – Browns have been active …

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National reaction to Detroit Lions drafting Taylor Decker: Meh
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The Detroit Lions drafted Ohio State tackle Taylor Decker with the No. 16 pick in the 2016 NFL draft on Thursday night. How did that go over with the national football writers? Here's a sampling: • Mel Kiper Jr., espn.com: "The Lions did the right …

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Analysts: Detroit Lions should play Taylor Decker at LT, Reiff at RT
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CHICAGO — First-round draft pick Taylor Decker said he doesn't care where he plays on the Detroit Lions' offensive line. “I would play any position that was asked of me,” he said. Lions general manager Bob Quinn said he doesn't know where Decker will …

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Freep writers analyze how Detroit Lions fared on Day 1 of NFL Draft
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Freep writers analyze how Detroit Lions fared on Day 1 of NFL Draft. Free Press sports writers Drew Sharp and Jeff Seidel break down the Lions' selection of OSU OT Taylor Decker, and discuss whether the team should have traded up for Ole Miss OT Laremy …

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