Lions Trade Down In Stoney's 2020 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

Welcome to the party, Stoney.

Jamie and Stoney
April 02, 2020 - 4:01 pm
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You can pause the sports world all you want. You can't stop Mock Draft Season.

We're in the thick of it right now, with the NFL Draft just three weeks away. 

Latest to join the fun is morning show co-host Mike 'The Godfather' Stone, better known as Stoney, the old guy who talks too much about the 1970's Philadelphia Flyers. Stoney got creative with his first mock, and Lions fans may not like how it shakes out. 

It begins as expected, with the Bengals taking Joe Burrow and the Redskins taking Chase Young. Then we have a trade. The Lions send the third overall pick to the Chargers for picks No. 6, 37, 71 and 112. It's a solid haul for Detroit, who now have six of the first 85 picks, but the move might cost them a player they like.

The Chargers take Tua No. 3, followed by the Giants taking Louisville OT Mekhi Becton No. 4. Then we have another trade. The Dolphins, long rumored to be trading up, trade down with the Jaguars to No. 9 -- and Jacksonville takes Ohio State CB Jeffrey Okudah at No. 5. Okudah is viewed by many as the Lions' main target. 

With Okudah off the board, Detroit takes Auburn DT Derrick Brown at No. 6. The 2019 SEC Defensive Player of the Year will give the Lions a force on the interior of the D-line, where the team has already made extensive changes this offseason. 

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Clemson LB and ACC Defensive Player of the Year Isaiah Simmons, another rumored Lions target, goes No. 7 to the Panthers. The Cardinals take Iowa OL Tristan Wirfs No. 8, the Dolphins get their quarterback in Oregon's Justin Herbert No. 9 and the Browns take Alabama OT Jedrick Wills No. 10. 

The rest of Stoney's mock is below. 

11.   Jets: Cee Dee Lamb - WR - Oklahoma

12.   Trade: Eagles send picks No. 21, 103 and 2021 third-rounder to Raiders. Selection: Jerry Jeudy - WR - Alabama 

13.   Trade: Cowboys send picks No. 17, 123 and 149 to 49ers. Selection: Javon Kinlaw - DT - South Carolina  

14.   Buccaneers: Andrew Thomas - OT - Georgia

15.   Broncos: Justin Jefferson - WR - LSU

16.   Falcons: C.J. Henderson - DB - Florida

17.   49ers: Henry Ruggs - WR - Alabama

18.   Dolphins: Xavier McKinney - S - Alabama

19.   Raiders - K'Lavon Caisson - Edge - LSU

20.   Jaguars: Kenneth Murray - LB - Oklahoma

21.  Raiders: Jordan Love - QB - Utah State

22.  Vikings: Trevon Diggs - CB - Alabama

23.  Patriots: A.J. Epenese - Edge - Iowa

24.  Saints: Antoine Winfield - S - Minnesota

25.  Vikings: Brandon Aiyuk - WR - Arizona State

26.  Dolphins: Josh Jones - OT - Houstons

27.  Seahawks: Yetur Gross-Matos - Edge - Penn State

28.  Ravens: Patrick Queen - LB - LSU

29.  Titans: Ross Blacklock - DT - TCU

30.  Packers: Tee Higgins - WR - Clemson

31.  49ers: Kristian Fulton - DB - LSU

32.  Chiefs: D'Andre Swift - RB - Georgia