By: Evan Jankens

Some call it the Detroit Lions Super Bowl. Haters say it’s the closest they’ll ever get to one.

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The NFL Draft kicks off Thursday night in Chicago and the Lions have the 16th pick in the draft.

In years past, it was pretty clear which player, or at the very least the position, the Lions will select.

With the new GM Bob Quinn running the show, no one really knows the player or position he is leaning towards drafting.

But we can still guess. Below are the picks the national media has made for the Detroit Lions.


Mike Mayock – OT, Taylor Decker

Daniel Jeremiah – DE, Shaq Lawson

Bucky Brooks – DT, Jarran Reed

Charles Davis – OT, Kevin Dodd

Charlie Casserly – OT, Taylor Decker

Chad Rueter – DT, Andrew Billings


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Rob Rang – DT, Jarran Reed

Dane Brugler – OT, Taylor Decker

Pete Prisco – DT, Jarran Reed

Will Brinson – OLB, Leonard Floyd

Jared Dubin – DE, Shaq Lawson


Pete Schrager – DE, Shaq Lawson


Mike Florio – DT, Jarran Reed


Todd McShay – OLB, Myles Jack

Mel Kiper – DE, Shaw Lawson

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