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Lions' 2016 draft order set

Posted Mar 15, 2016

As it stands now, the Lions will have 10 picks in the 2016 NFL Draft.

Free agency in the NFL is entering its second week, but next month’s NFL draft is never too far off the minds of scouts, coaches and front office personnel.

There is tedious film study being done and pre-draft visits are starting to be lined up.

Lions general manager Bob Quinn currently has 10 draft picks at his disposal after being awarded two compensatory picks – a third and sixth rounder – last Friday.

The Lions own one pick in each of the first four rounds of the draft. They’ll pick at No. 16 (first round), No. 46 (second), No. 95 (third, compensatory) and No. 111 (fourth).

They have two picks in the fifth round. Their own pick, the 12th pick in the round (No. 151) and the 32nd pick in the fifth round (No. 169 overall), which they received from Denver in last year’s draft-day trade to move down in the first round. The Lions moved back from 23 to 28 and received guard Manny Ramirez, a fifth-round pick in that draft and Denver’s fifth rounder this year. The Lions took guard Laken Tomlinson after moving down.

Detroit owns three picks in the sixth round. Their own 16th pick in the round (No. 191), as well as the 27th pick in the round (No. 202) from Seattle for trading them cornerback Mohammed Seisay last year. Detroit will also have the 35th pick in the round from their second compensatory pick at No. 210 overall.

Detroit’s final pick as it stands right now will be the 15th selection in the seventh round (No. 236). See the full pick breakdown below:

Rd, Pick, Overall

1, 16, 16

2, 15, 46

3, 33, 95

4, 13, 111

5, 12, 151

5, 32, 169

6, 16, 191

6, 27, 202

6, 35, 210

7, 15, 236