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FAYETTEVILLE, AR - NOVEMBER 3:  Travis Swanson #64 of the Arkansas Razorbacks leads the cheers after a game against the Tulsa Golden Hurricanes at Razorback Stadium on November 3, 2012 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Golden Hurricanes 19-15.   (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

SEC Experience Helped Sell Lions On Travis Swanson

“I’m an SEC guy,” offensive line coach Jeremiah Washburn said Friday. “I make no apologies about it.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

PROVO, UT - AUGUST 30: Kyle Van Noy #3 of BYU looks to sack Quarterback Jeff Tuel #10 of Washington State during the second half of an college football game August 30, 2012 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. BYU beat Washington State 30-6. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Lions Excited By Flexibility Kyle Van Noy Brings To Defense

The Detroit Lions first laid eyes on linebacker Kyle Van Noy long before this past offseason.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08:  Eric Ebron of the North Carolina Tar Heels poses with a jersey after he was picked #10 overall by the Detroit Lions during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ebron Details His Motivation, Unique Route To NFL

Not many high school kids get offered a college football scholarship without ever having played high school football.

CBS Detroit–05/10/2014

A general view of the draft stage after the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lions Likely Drafting DB On Day 3

The Detroit Lions have not addressed their biggest need in the NFL draft so far.

97.1 The Ticket–05/10/2014

Johnny Manziel (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pro Football Meets Johnny Football

All eyes and iPhones were on Johnny Manziel, who squirmed in his seat for 21 picks before landing in the wasteland we call Cleveland. He forced a smile and his signature salutation, rubbing his thumb and forefinger, a metaphor for counting his cash.

05/09/2014

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 28: Eric Ebron #85 of the North Carolina Tar Heels celebrates after defeating the Cincinnati Bearcats 39-17 at Bank of America Stadium on December 28, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Caldwell, Lombardi Discuss How Lions Will Use Ebron In New Offense

The Detroit Lions love the possibilities that come with their new tight end Eric Ebron.

CBS Detroit–05/09/2014

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 21: Tight end Eric Ebron #85 of the North Carolina Tar Heels hauls in a first quarter touchdown during the game against the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium at Historic Grant Field on September 21, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Mayhew Defends Choice Not To Take Defensive Player In First Round

In the end, the Lions simply trusted their research.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2014

CHAPEL HILL, NC - OCTOBER 17: Eric Ebron #85 of the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Kenan Stadium on October 17, 2013 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Select North Carolina TE Eric Ebron 10th Overall In 2014 NFL Draft

The Detroit Lions have selected North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron with the No. 10 pick in the NFL draft.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 25: A detail of the empty stage prior to the start of the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on April 25, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Chris Chambers/Getty Images)

Test Your NFL Draft Knowledge Against Khang [BLOG]

Although NFL mock drafts are fun, entertaining and intriguing they are impossible to get correct because of all the possible trades.

97.1 The Ticket–05/08/2014

Detroit Lions team president Tom Lewand speaks with media outside Ford Field the day of the 2014 NFL draft. (Photo by Ashley Dunkak/CBS Detroit)

Lewand Says Lions Trusting Their Board, Looking For Players To Contribute Now

Lewand fully expects that the players Detroit picks today will fit into that “win now” vision and will be able to contribute immediately.

CBS Detroit–05/08/2014

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