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Detroit Lions Initial Round-by-Round Draft Big Board
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Now that the postseason all-star games are in the books, NFL teams are going full speed ahead at formulating their draft boards. 

It's still early with the combine coming in late February and pro days forthcoming. Yet by this point, most teams already have a pretty firm foundation to players they wish to target in the first couple of rounds. 

Given the fluidity of the situation, I'm going to put on my general manager hat and list what players the Detroit Lions can and should realistically target with each pick. 

These presume the Lions do not make any trades and that all unrestricted free agents are not brought back. It also presumes that Louis Delmas, Nate Burleson and Ashlee Palmer are salary-cap casualties. Hey, I'm wearing the GM hat, I'm going to shape this team the way I want...


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