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7-9, 3rd in NFC North

Lions' best pick: Taylor Decker

In need of someone who could help protect QB Matthew Stafford, Detroit did well in grabbing the Ohio State tackle with its 16th overall pick. Decker is an excellent run blocker with great toughness. Todd McShay (Insider)

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions GM Bob Quinn denied what Vernon Butler said Thursday, that the club told him they would take him at No. 16: "No one from my staff or our coaching staff has ever promised a player we were going to take him at any position."

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions GM Bob Quinn again said he expects to be in nickel 70 percent of the time.

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Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Lions GM Bob Quinn said the value was there for LS Jimmy Landes from Baylor. They do evaluation on snappers every year.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Dwayne Washington said he took a visit to the Lions during the draft process. Said he's also focused on ball security now after having some fumbling issues in college.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Thought as the Lions finish their draft: No receivers? A lack of skill position improvement is an issue. Detroit must feel pretty good about TJ Jones at this point. Also, the lack of cornerbacks drafted was a surprise. Nevin Lawson appears to be in good shape for a big role.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Lions picks barring a late trade: 1. Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State 2. A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama 3. Graham Glasgow, OC, Michigan 4. Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah 5. Joe Dahl, OT, Washington State 5. Antwoine Williams, LB, Georgia Southern 6. Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan 6. Anthony Zettel, DL, Penn State 6. Jimmy Landes, LS, Baylor 7. Dwayne Washington, RB, Washington

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Highlights: Jimmy Landes

That's right, we've got highlights of a long-snapper. Check out some tape on Landes, a sixth-round pick for the Lions.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Lions picks so far through No. 210: 1. Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State 2. A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama 3. Graham Glasgow, OC, Michigan 4. Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah 5. Joe Dahl, OT, Washington State 5. Antwoine Williams, LB, Georgia Southern 6. Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan 6. Anthony Zettel, DL, Penn State 6. Jimmy Landes, LS, Baylor

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions have now taken four players from the Big Ten: Taylor Decker, Jake Rudock, Graham Glasgow and Anthony Zettel.

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Highlights: Anthony Zettel

With their second pick of the sixth round, the Lions added some strength up front on defense. Check out some of Zettel's best highlights, including his vicious tackle... of a tree.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Lions picks so far through No. 202: 1. Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State 2. A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama 3. Graham Glasgow, OC, Michigan 4. Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah 5. Joe Dahl, OT, Washington State 5. Antwoine Williams, LB, Georgia Southern 6. Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan 6. Anthony Zettel, DL, Penn State

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Highlights: Jake Rudock

The Lions stayed in state in Round 6, grabbing the Michigan quarterback. Check out some of Rudock's best highlights.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions stay local taking Jake Rudock from Michigan. The first QB taken by the franchise since 2009, he's a smart quarterback who understands a pro-style system.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

Here are the Lions picks so far through No. 191: 1. Taylor Decker, OT, Ohio State 2. A'Shawn Robinson, DT, Alabama 3. Graham Glasgow, OC, Michigan 4. Miles Killebrew, S, Southern Utah 5. Joe Dahl, OT, Washington State 5. Antwoine Williams, LB, Georgia Southern 6. Jake Rudock, QB, Michigan

Team Stats

Passing Yards263.39th
Rushing Yards83.432nd
Points For22.119th
Points Against25.023rd

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