Biggest Draft Day Busts in Detroit Lions History

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Biggest Draft Day Busts in Detroit Lions History
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Everyone makes mistakes. 

But when a NFL team screws up a first-round pick, it isn't called a mistake; it's called a bust.

And that label was created for a reason. First-rounders are a huge investment, and a thriving industry has arisen around finding the perfect match every offseason.

The Detroit Lions haven't always discovered the best asset for themselves in the NFL draft. There have been some especially disastrous picks that will be highlighted in the following slides.

One note before we get to the carnage. All of the picks featured here are first-round picks because a second-rounder inherently brings a stronger risk. It's hard to give anything other than a top-32 pick the title of bust. 

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