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Riley Reiff

NORMAN, OK - OCTOBER 22: Wide receiver Ryan Broyles #85 of the Oklahoma Sooners outruns the Texas Tech Red Raiders defense in the second half October 22, 2011 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. Texas Tech upset Oklahoma 41-38. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

A Close Look At The Lions Draft

Now that the NFL Draft is in the books, let’s take a little closer look at the Lions eight picks.

97.1 The Ticket–05/01/2012

Offensive linemen Riley Reiff of Iowa (right) and Matt Kalil of USC look on during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

New Lions Draft Waited At Home With 92-Year-Old Grandfather For NFL News

Reiff was in the family’s pole barn, waiting for the news with his 92-year-old grandfather, Lloyd Reiff.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/27/2012

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Offensive lineman Riley Reiff of Iowa participates in a drill during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Reiff Passed On NFL’s Offer To Be In NYC For Draft

Detroit Lions offensive tackle Riley Reiff says he turned down an offer to be in New York for the NFL draft to celebrate with family in South Dakota.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2012

Offensive linemen Riley Reiff of Iowa (right) and Matt Kalil of USC look on during the 2012 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Are You Happy With The Lions 1st Round Pick?

What they have in Reiff is a player who probably rates ahead of Cherilus and one who competes for a starting job in training camp.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2012

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Three Reasons Selecting Riley Reiff In The First Round Of The NFL Draft Made Sense For The Lions

The Lions lack depth along the offensive line and Reiff played both tackle and guard at Iowa. He will likely contribute immediately.

97.1 The Ticket–04/27/2012

(Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Select OT Riley Reiff 23rd Overall

Riley Reiff was far from the bright lights of New York City during the NFL draft.

97.1 The Ticket–04/26/2012

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