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How to Watch the Detroit Lions in the 2022 NFL Draft

The Lions hold the second pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Here’s how to watch to see who the Lions take.

For the fourth year in a row, the Detroit Lions will be drafting in the top 10 of the NFL Draft. After taking tackle Penei Sewell at No. 7 last year, what will the Lions choose to do at the (almost) top of this year’s draft?

How to Watch the Detroit Lions in the 2022 NFL Draft:

Game Date: April 28-30, 2022

Game Time: 8:00 p.m. ET

TV: ABC/ESPN/NFL Network

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The Lions went 3-13-1 last season, the team’s second three-win campaign in the last three seasons. But it was the beginning of a new era in Detroit, as quarterback Matthew Stafford was gone and had been replaced by Jared Goff. The team has some pieces, but 2021 was proof that this team was a long way off from contending.

So, what will the Lions do at No. 2 overall? This appears to be a weak quarterback draft, so don’t expect the Lions to take one early, though the team could use a mid-round pick on someone who could theoretically push Goff.

Michigan edge rusher Aidan Hutchinson will likely be on the board for the Lions and would bolster a defense that allowed 519 points last season. The team could also look for offensive line help with either Ikem Ekwonu or Evan Neal. At least one of those two players will still be on the board when Detroit picks.

What Picks do the Lions have in the 2022 NFL Draft

Round 1, Pick 2

Round 1, Pick 32

Round 2, Pick 34

Round 3, Pick 66

Round 3, Pick 97

Round 5, Pick 177

Round 6, Pick 181

Round 6, Pick 217

Who Did Detroit Draft in 2021

Round 1, Pick 7: Penei Sewell (OT)

Round 2, Pick 41: Levi Onwuzurike (DT)

Round 3, Pick 72: Alim McNeill (DT)

Round 3, Pick 101: Ifeatu Melifonwu (CB)

Round 4, Pick 112: Amon-Ra St. Brown (WR)

Round 4, Pick 113: Derrick Barnes (LB)

Round 7, Pick 257: Jermar Jefferson (RB)

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