NFL Team Draft Report: Detroit Lions



This tool condenses 2021 NFL Mock Draft content from around WalterFootball.com. Below are all the 2021 NFL Mock Draft selections for the Lions from Walt's and Charlie's 2021 NFL Mock Draft, a summary from the WalterFootball.com 2021 Mock NFL Draft Builder, as well as Lions's Draft History.



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Rd.1, Pk.7
Readers' Top-Three Mocked Distribution Walt's Charlie's Scouting Report
Jaylen Waddle, WR
     Alabama
17 %
 
DeVonta Smith, WR
     Alabama
13 %
 
Trey Lance, QB
     North Dakota State
12 %
 
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Walt's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Jaylen Waddle-WR-Alabama

The Lions reportedly tried to trade up for Ja'Marr Chase. This isn't a surprise, given that they ... read more ...



Charlie's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Penei Sewell-OT-Oregon

The Lions take the best player available and land a right tackle to go with Taylor Decker. With ... read more ...



Rd.2, Pk.9
Readers' Top-Three Mocked Distribution Walt's Charlie's Scouting Report
Terrace Marshall Jr., WR
     LSU
15 %
 
Nick Bolton, LB
     Missouri
15 %
 
Joseph Ossai, LB
     Texas
7 %
 
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Walt's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Jamin Davis-LB-Kentucky

The Lions have to improve every level of their defense, including the linebacking corps.

Jamin Davis, a tackling machine in 2020, has good speed to cover lots of ground.



Charlie's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Rashod Bateman-WR-Minnesota

Detroit needs more young wide receiver talent. Here's a long-term wideout to replace Kenny ... read more ...



Rd.3, Pk.8
Readers' Top-Three Mocked Distribution Walt's Charlie's Scouting Report
Andre Cisco, S
     Syracuse
14 %
 
Richie Grant, S
     Central Florida
14 %
 
Paulson Adebo, CB
     Stanford
14 %
 
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Walt's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Davis Mills-QB-Stanford

The Lions will give Jared Goff a chance, but they could also be in the market for an answer to the position in Rounds 3-5.



Charlie's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Richie Grant-S-Central Florida

The Lions could use an addition at safety.

Grant (6-0, 194) played well for Central ... read more ...



Rd.3, Pk.37
Readers' Top-Three Mocked Distribution Walt's Charlie's Scouting Report
Ben Cleveland, OG
     Georgia
16 %
 
Spencer Brown, OT
     Northern Iowa
16 %
 
Rodarius Williams, CB
     Oklahoma State
16 %
 
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Walt's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Tyler Shelvin-DT-LSU

The Lions can use the pick they acquired from the Rams to fix their woeful run defense. Another lineman makes sense.



Charlie's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Tamorrion Terry-WR-Florida State

Detroit doesn't have any long-term wideouts, but this is a deep receiver draft, so the organization ... read more ...




Rd.4, Pk.7
Readers' Top-Three Mocked Distribution Walt's Charlie's Scouting Report
Tyler Shelvin, DT
     LSU
25 %
 
Jamin Davis, LB
     Kentucky
25 %
 
Caden Sterns, S
     Texas
25 %
 
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Walt's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Tylan Wallace-WR-Oklahoma State

The Lions must obtain multiple receivers, given their severe weakness at the position.

Tylan Wallace doesn't have great size and speed, but he runs routes very well. He tore his ACL in October 2019.



Charlie's Mock Selection
From his 2021 NFL Mock Draft
Lions: Tony Fields II-ILB-West Virginia

The Lions could use multiple additions at linebacker.





Recent 1st Round Picks:

2020 Pick:5 - Tua Tagovailoa-QB-Alabama
2019 Pick:8 - T.J. Hockenson-TE-Iowa
2018 Pick:20 - Frank Ragnow-OG-Arkansas
2017 Pick:21 - Jarrad Davis-ILB-Florida
2016 Pick:16 - Taylor Decker-OT-Ohio State
2015 Pick:23 - Shane Ray-OLB-Missouri
2014 Pick:10 - Eric Ebron-TE-North Carolina

Full History

2020 Draft

Round:1, Number:5 - Tua Tagovailoa-QB-Alabama
Round:2, Number:3 - D'Andre Swift-RB-Georgia
Round:2, Number:24 - Raekwon Davis-DT-Alabama
Round:3, Number:3 - Julian Okwara-OLB-Notre Dame
Round:3, Number:21 - Julian Blackmon-S-Utah
Round:4, Number:3 - John Simpson-OG-Clemson
Round:5, Number:3 - Danny Pinter--Ball State
Round:5, Number:20 - Quintez Cephus-WR-Wisconsin
Round:6, Number:3 - Michael Onwenu-OG-Michigan
Round:7, Number:21 - Francis Bernard-OLB-Utah

2019 Draft

Round:1, Number:8 - T.J. Hockenson-TE-Iowa
Round:2, Number:11 - Jahlani Tavai-ILB-Hawaii
Round:3, Number:24 - Cody Barton-OLB-Utah
Round:4, Number:9 - Kendall Sheffield-CB-Ohio State
Round:5, Number:8 - Amani Oruwariye-CB-Penn State
Round:6, Number:11 - Travis Fulgham-WR-Old Dominion
Round:6, Number:31 - Travis Homer-RB-Miami
Round:7, Number:10 - Isaac Nauta-TE-Georgia
Round:7, Number:15 - P.J. Johnson-DT-Arizona

2018 Draft

Round:1, Number:20 - Frank Ragnow-OG-Arkansas
Round:2, Number:19 - Anthony Miller-WR-Memphis
Round:3, Number:18 - Tracy Walker-S-La.-Lafayette
Round:4, Number:17 - Jordan Whitehead-S-Pittsburgh
Round:5, Number:16 - Tyrell Crosby-OT-Oregon
Round:7, Number:19 - Nick Bawden-FB-San Diego State

2017 Draft

Round:1, Number:21 - Jarrad Davis-ILB-Florida
Round:2, Number:21 - Jalen Tabor-CB-Florida
Round:3, Number:21 - Antonio Garcia-OT-Troy
Round:4, Number:20 - Michael Roberts-TE-Toledo
Round:5, Number:21 - Jamal Agnew-CB-San Diego
Round:6, Number:21 - Jeremiah Ledbetter-DT-Arkansas
Round:6, Number:31 - Brad Kaaya-QB-Miami
Round:7, Number:32 - Pat O'Connor-DE-Eastern Michigan

2016 Draft

Round:1, Number:16 - Taylor Decker-OT-Ohio State
Round:2, Number:15 - A'Shawn Robinson-DT-Alabama
Round:3, Number:32 - Graham Glasgow-OG-Michigan
Round:4, Number:13 - Miles Killebrew-S-Southern Utah
Round:5, Number:12 - Joe Dahl-OG-Washington State
Round:5, Number:30 - Antwione Williams-OLB-Georgia Southern
Round:6, Number:15 - Josh Forrest-ILB-Kentucky
Round:6, Number:26 - Brandon Allen-QB-Arkansas
Round:6, Number:34 - Maurice Canady-CB-Virginia
Round:7, Number:15 - Lachlan Edwards-P-Sam Houston State

2015 Draft

Round:1, Number:23 - Shane Ray-OLB-Missouri
Round:2, Number:22 - Ameer Abdullah-RB-Nebraska
Round:3, Number:24 - Danielle Hunter-DE-LSU
Round:5, Number:32 - Michael Burton-FB-Rutgers
Round:6, Number:24 - Quandre Diggs-CB-Texas
Round:7, Number:23 - Gerod Holliman-S-Louisville

2014 Draft

Round:1, Number:10 - Eric Ebron-TE-North Carolina
Round:2, Number:8 - Kyle Van Noy-OLB-BYU
Round:3, Number:12 - Travis Swanson-C-Arkansas
Round:4, Number:32 - Kevin Pierre-Louis-OLB-Boston College
Round:5, Number:18 - Caraun Reid-DT-Princeton
Round:6, Number:13 - TJ Jones-WR-Notre Dame
Round:7, Number:14 - Nate Freese-K-Boston College



 








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