Originally written on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 4/25/13

DETROIT - SEPTEMBER 19: Kyle Vanden Bosch of the Detroit Lions watches the video replay during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Ford Field on September 19, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Eagles defeated the Lions 35-32. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)
Ezekiel Ansah has been selected by the Detroit Lions with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. NFL.com illustration The loss of Cliff Avril and Kyle Vanden Bosch were a clear indication that Lions were looking to add new, fresh talent on the defensive line and GM Martin Mayhew also has a history of taking the best player available. Ezekiel Ansah is a raw, but NFL-ready run-defender who has seen his stock soar since the Senior Bowl and provides a big boost to Detroit’s pass rush.  I projected Ansah to the Lions in my final 2013 NFL Mock Draft. Michael Gartman is a College Football and NFL Senior Writer, the AFC South and NFC West Lead Writer and the Founder, CEO of GridironGrit.com.  He’s also about to start reporting on topics across all sides of the political spectrum and analyze important issues in the liberty movement for a political website.  Follow him @_MichaelGartman on Twitter.  Be sure to ‘like’ Gridiron Grit on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @Gridi
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