Originally posted on The Majors Detroit  |  Last updated 4/22/13
With the final mocks making their rounds and the rumors still flowing we’re now less than a week away from the 2013 NFL Draft. In a way the draft itself has been a Super Bowl of sorts for Lions fans rewarding them with a relatively high pick after yet another disappointing season. And this season isn’t any different with the Lions picking fifth overall in the first round. But really, where does Detroit see themselves at the end of the draft to hopefully ensure they start moving forward once again? First let’s­ talk need. Detroit needs serious help at defensive end with a pass rusher in the first two rounds being a must. The question though will be is that pass rusher coming in the first or second round? For their first pick in the opening round the Lions will likely have Ziggy Ansah, Dion Jordan, and Mingo all available to them with DaMontre Moore, Okafor, Tank Carradine and Bjoern Werner available in the second round. My thinking is Detroit waits till the 2nd for their pass rushing...
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