Posts Tagged ‘2013 NFL Draft’

Post Super Bowl Mock Draft

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Could the Lions spring for Ziggy Ansah?

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
We now know the draft order for the first each round as the Ravens wrapped up the coveted last spot. The compensatory picks that begin at the end of the third round will be announced later this month. I expanded to four rounds for this edition.

As always, the disclaimer: This is a scenario where I attempt to guess what the given teams would do with the given picks. It does not necessarily reflect the choices I would make in the same situations.
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Predicting the Compensatory Picks in the 2013 NFL Draft

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

What will the Lions receive for Eric Wright?

Will Richards, DLD Contributor

The NFL distributes 32 compensation picks every year. Rarely are there 32 picks distributed based on player transactions so to distribute the other remaining picks the worst teams in the league are given picks at the end of the draft to meet the quota.
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Lions First Picks Set for 2013 NFL Draft

Monday, December 31st, 2012

After the regular season finale, the draft order for the first three rounds has been determined. The Lions will pick 5th overall in the first round, but will pick 4th in the second round (36th overall) and 3rd in the third round (65th overall).

Because compensatory picks are not determined until late February, the actual slot number beyond the third round is to be determined. The Lions traded their 4th round pick in 2013 in a maneuver to acquire Tahir Whitehead and Travis Lewis.

Here is a full list of the 2013 NFL Draft picks for the Lions.


Tyrann Mathieu Scouting Report

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

The Honey Badger says “Don’ Forget About Me!”

QB / RB / FB / WR / TE / OT / OG / OC / DT / DE / OLB / ILB / CB / SAF

Prospect: Tyrann Mathieu, CB, LSU
Height: 5’9”
Weight: 175 lb.
Grade: 7.1
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Five Potential Future Lions to Watch: Championship Weekend

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

Could Jason Verrett be celebrating in Detroit next year?

Championship Weekend is upon us, and it makes a great opportunity to watch some draft prospects in prominent action.

Here are 5 guys to watch on Championship Saturday that the Lions will be watching as well.

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2013 NFL Draft Prospects: Joseph Fauria and Datone Jones

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

DLD Contributor: Darren Page

UCLA Defensive end Datone Jones and tight end Joseph Fauria are two prospects that impressed in their win over rival USC. Here is what we gleaned about their abilities as they relate to the 2013 NFL Draft.

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