The Detroit Lions are one of four NFL teams to have never played in a Super Bowl, but it’s not for lack of quality players. Here’s a look at the 30 best draft picks in Lions history.May 8, 2014; New York, NY, USA; Detroit Lions former running back Barry Sanders announces tight end Eric Ebron (North Carolina) as the tenth overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NFL draft by the Detroit Lions during the 2014 NFL draft at Radio City Music Hall. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
The Detroit Lions have had their share of busts but here are the team’s top 30 NFL Draft picks in franchise history, including a handful of current players.
What you will find in this list is a mix of former players and current players, players who had long Lions careers and players who made their names playing for other franchises.
You’ll even find some Matt Millen draft picks. Gasp, I know!
Take a look and let us know what you think by leaving a comment in the comment section below or hit up the Detroit Jock City Twitter or Facebook account. Just remember, lists like this are just for fun and nothing to get angry over.
Now on to the list…