Detroit Lions

Detroit Lions select OSU's Taylor Decker with 16th pick in NFL draft
www.freep.com

CHICAGO — The Detroit Lions said upgrading their offensive line was a priority entering the off-season, and with his first draft pick as general manager, Bob Quinn did just that. The Lions selected Ohio State offensive tackle Taylor Decker with the …

62
Like
Save
2016 NFL draft live updates: Detroit Lions to pick No. 16 in first round
www.mlive.com

2016 NFL draft live updates: Detroit Lions to pick No. 16 in first round. bob-quinn.JPG. What will Bob Quinn and the Detroit Lions do at No. 16? (Mike Mulholland | MLive.com). Print Email · Brendan Savage | bsavage@mlive.com By Brendan Savage …

47
Like
Save
DT Vernon Butler: Detroit Lions told me they'd take me at 16
www.freep.com

CHICAGO – The Detroit Lions have a need at defensive tackle, and they might have their sights set on a player in the first round to fill it. Louisiana Tech defensive tackle Vernon Butler said on the red carpet before the NFL draft today the Lions told …

55
Like
Save
Laquon Treadwell to the Detroit Lions at 16? Never say never
www.freep.com

CHICAGO — As we try to weave our way through the smoke signals and subterfuge of the NFL draft this time of year, here's something to consider: Ole Miss wide receiver Laquon Treadwell told the Free Press on Wednesday that he had zero contact with the …

48
Like
Save
TWENTYMAN: Lions top five draft needs
www.detroitlions.com

Lions general manager Bob Quinn did a nice job filling some needs and adding depth to this football team via free agency, but there's still more work to be done. “I think the best way to build a football team is through the draft,” Quinn said this …

41
Like
Save
New Lions GM Bob Quinn's NFL draft savvy put to test today
www.freep.com

CHICAGO – Before he took over as Detroit Lions general manager, Bob Quinn spent 16 seasons — his only 16 years in the NFL — working for Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots. He learned from one of the game's great minds how to build a team, …

43
Like
Save
Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple: 'I can cook on the field'
www.freep.com

The Detroit Lions are among the teams that showed heavy interest in Apple during the pre-draft process. Apple said he made a top-30 visit to the Lions and received good feedback from Lions coaches. "They said they liked me a lot," Apple said. "But that …

35
Like
Save
In lone mock draft, Mike Mayock gives Detroit Lions an offensive lineman
www.mlive.com

16 pick this year, Mayock has the Detroit Lions selecting Ohio State offensive tackle Taylor Decker. "Remember, Riley Reiff, the left tackle, is in the last year of his rookie contract," Mayock said during the NFL Network special Wednesday night. "They …

77
Like
Save
LB DeAndre Levy urges athletes to 'man up' in essay on sexual violence
espn.go.com

Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy wrote an essay Wednesday for The Players' Tribune urging all athletes — not just NFL players — to "man up" and speak out candidly about sexual assault, victim blaming and rape. "This isn't about the NFL," Levy …

39
Like
Save
Could Detroit Lions explore trade for Muhammad Wilkerson?
nyj.247sports.com

To this point, there's been nothing seriously said about Wilkerson's interest in such a move or the Lions' interest in making one happen, but Detroit's already been rumored to be in the market for a defensive tackle early in the draft. They have 10 …

35
Like
Save
On this date in draft history: Theo Riddick
www.detroitlions.com

What do you know about the Lions' running back situation: “I know they just implemented Reggie Bush in the backfield, so hopefully I get to learn so much about him and from him.” Were you a fan of Reggie Bush growing up? “Oh yeah. I mean, who wasn't?

47
Like
Save