Did the Lions trade down in the draft?

Did the Lions trade down in the draft?

Detroit Lions acquire additional draft pick in 2022 NFL Draft. Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes indicated following the completion of Day 2 that the team could consider making a trade on Day 3.

Who did the Lions trade?

The Lions traded all the way up from 32 to 12—a trade with the in-division Minnesota Vikings. With the 12th overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions have selected Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams.

What was the Lions trade?

After securing superstar defensive end Aidan Hutchinson with the no. 2 overall pick, the Detroit Lions make a blockbuster deal to select Jameson Williams with the no. 12 overall pick in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

How did the Lions get the 12th pick in the draft?

2, trade up to get Jameson Williams with 12th pick in NFL draft. The Detroit Lions, as expected, took Michigan defensive end Aidan Hutchinson with the No. 2 overall pick in the NFL draft, then made a surprising move by trading up to the No. 12 pick to land Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams.

Who did the Lions just Pick up?

Re-signed WR Josh Reynolds to a two-year contract extension. Extended tenders to LS Scott Daly, P Jack Fox, CBs Mark Gilbert and Bobby Price, S JuJu Hughes, RB Godwin Igwebuike, WR Tom Kennedy, G Tommy Kraemer, OLB Jessie Lemonier, T Matt Nelson, K Riley Patterson, LB Anthony Pittman and TE Brock Wright.

How did Lions get 12th pick?

The Lions traded up to select the Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver, sending away picks 32, 34, and 66 to get the 12th pick.

What did the Lions trade for the 12th pick?

DETROIT – The Detroit Lions traded up to select Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams with the No. 12 overall pick in the first round of the NFL draft. The Lions received the No. 32 overall pick in this year’s draft as part of the trade that sent Matthew Stafford to the Los Angeles Rams.

How did the Lions get the 12th pick?

12. After scooping up Aiden Hutchinson No. 2 overall, the Detroit Lions made a bold move up for an offensive weapon.

Did the Detroit Lions trade anyone?

The Detroit Lions waive LB Tavante Beckett, OLB Rashod Berry, CB Parnell Motley and TE Matt Sokol.

What draft picks did the Detroit Lions trade?

The only pick that the Lions traded, without a swap in picks, was a 3rd round pick (the first of two that they had in the 3rd round, they still have a 3rd round pick).

What did the Lions do with the Vikings in the draft?

The Lions swapped their first round and second round picks with the Vikings. The Lions moved up 20 spots in the first round swap and they moved down 12 spots in the second round swap. Just to be clear, moving up is good, moving down is bad.

How did the Lions move down in the 2nd round?

To summarize, the Lions moved down 12 spots in the 2nd Round and traded a 3rd Round pick in exchange for the best Wide Receiver (Jameson Williams) in the draft.

How much do the Vikings really give up in draft picks?

In that value chart, created by Cowboys coach Jimmy Johnson over 30 years ago and the generally accepted standard, the Vikings gave up 1,640 points and received just 1,410 in return from Detroit. The values don’t mean much if the players acquired with the picks don’t perform as expected, of course.