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Lions Ink Five Rookies Including First-Round Pick Frank Ragnow

The Lions signed five draft picks as rookie minicamp opens, including first-round pick Frank Ragnow, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. The No. 20 overall selection, Ragnow signed a four-year deal expected to be worth around $11.8 million total. As with all first-round selections, the deal comes with a team option for a fifth season. The […]

Lions Earn an ‘B-‘ for Their Draft According to ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr.

The draft grades from ‘Draft Guru’ Mel Kiper Jr. are out, and one team that got a good grade is that of the Lions, who according to Kiper got an ‘B-‘ for their collection of players over the two days. Here’s what he had to say: Matt Patricia’s first draft as coach of the Lions […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: USC QB Sam Darnold

The hype for USC quarterback Sam Darnold has b3en growing by leaps and bounds the last few weeks, to the point where many feel he’s going to be the first overall pick in the NFL Draft in April. At 6-4, 220 pounds, he’s got the look of a player who with some time learning could […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Ohio State CB Denzel Ward

Cornerbacks are always in high demand come draft night, and this year the 2018 draft will be no exception. One player that likely won’t last long is that of Ohio State Buckeyes CB Denzel Ward, a player who is quickly climbing the charts. Ward is coming off a tremendous combine, and is known by many […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

He could be this season’s Kordell Stewart, a player who can play both quarterback, and at a moment’s notice shift to being a wide receiver. He’s Lamar Jackson, who just wrapped up a solid college career that saw him throw 9043 yards in three college seasons with 69 touchdowns, and he’s ready to make an […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Notre Dame G Quenton Nelson

While there’s plenty of stars in the 2018 NFL Draft in April, there’s also going to be one big-name player taking up space on the offensive line, and that’s Notre Dame guard Quenton Nelson, who some say could be the second-best prospect in this year’s draft. It didn’t take Nelson long to prove himself, as […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: UCLA QB Josh Rosen

Some say that UCLA quarterback Josh Rosen is going to be the top pick in the draft since (per usual) the Browns have the top pick and (per usual) need a quarterback. But then again they may let him slip, or go with another QB meaning that Rosen, who this last season threw for 3756 […]

Lions Gab 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: N.C. State DE Bradley Chubb

N.C. State defensive end Bradley Chubb is an impact player who many teams will have their eyes on when the NFL Draft takes center stage this offseason. Touted as the best defensive player in the draft by many, he’s a talent that could make a huge impact on a team right away depending on where […]