Calvin Johnson (2007) was a star. • Track the Lions' picks in our draft StoryStream, • 2013 Lions undrafted free agent tracker, Detroit Lions draft picks 2013: A look at this year's class, Notes: Patricia gives credit to players after defense shuts down Jags’ rushing game. How much of the workload should D’Andre Swift get going forward? Each of these players played significant roles in the Lions' playoff seasons in 2014 and in 2016.”, More: There's plenty more on Taylor Decker's mind than an extension with Lions. The Lions’ first-rounder that year was Ezekiel Ansah, No. Calvin Johnson (2007) was a star. A rundown of the Detroit Lions' nine picks from the 2013 NFL Draft. Last Edited: 30 Aug 2012 9:00 pm. “Detroit also found late-round value in punter Sam Martin and running back Theo Riddick. 2020 data provided by, Beneficiary - Offense, Defense, and Special Teams, Win Percentage By Penalties Over Opponent, Roughing The Passer - He Who Cannot Be Touched, Penalty Falacies - Swallowing the Whistle When It Matters, The Obligatory Answers to Questions That, Generally, No One Ever Asked, 2014 Point of Emphasis Penalties - Week One, Detroit Lions 27 @ Washington Redskins 20, Detroit Lions 27 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 37, Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24 @ Detroit Lions 21, Detroit Lions 20 @ Philadelphia Eagles 34. View the 2013 Detroit Lions schedule, results and scores for regular season, preseason and postseason NFL games. ThursMonday Night Football doubleheader open thread, D’Andre Swift nominated for NFL Week 6 Ground Player of the Week, 5 Detroit Lions game ball candidates vs. Jaguars. Warford signed with the Saints in 2017, Ansah signed with the Seahawks in 2019 and the Lions traded Slay to the Eagles in March for third- and fifth-round picks in the 2020 NFL Draft. Scroll left and right for additional columns. But while Ansah, Slay and Warford all had some measure of success with the Lions, they are no longer with the team. The schedule includes the opponents, dates, and results. The Detroit Lions faced a crucial 2013 NFL Draft given that they went 4-12 last season. Listed below are the Detroit Lions selections in the 2013 NFL Draft. Visit ESPN to view the Detroit Lions team stats for the 2020 season. © 2020 www.detroitnews.com. CB Darius Slay, Round 2, Pick 36, Mississippi State, G Larry Warford, Round 3, Pick 65, Kentucky, DE Devin Taylor, Round 4, Pick 132, South Carolina, P Sam Martin, Round 5, Pick 165, Appalachian State, WR Corey Fuller, Round 6, Pick 171, Virginia Tech, RB Theo Riddick, Round 6, Pick 199, Notre Dame, TE Michael Williams, Round 7, Pick 211, Alabama, LB Brandon Hepburn, Round 7, Pick 245, Florida A&M. But when evaluating entire draft classes, the Lions’ 2013 haul stands as the best of the last 20 years, according to CBS Sports. 2013 Detroit Lions Draft. Detroit Lions. Track the Lions' picks in our draft StoryStream, 2013 NFL Draft results: Tracking the Lions' picks, Wrapping up our coverage of Lions' 2013 picks, Lions draft Brandon Hepburn with 245th pick. Detroit Lions didn’t let other shoe drop vs. Jaguars. This site is not affiliated with the NFL. View the 2013 Detroit Lions football schedule at FBSchedules.com. The Detroit Lions have had some big hits – and some big misses – with their first-round pick in the NFL Draft the last 20 years. Penalties called against the Detroit Lions by game/week. The Detroit Lions have had some big hits – and some big misses – with their first-round pick in the NFL Draft the last 20 years. Top Contributors: PyroFalkon3294, Samuel-IGN, TheSassyNinja + more. We'll have plenty of time in the coming weeks and months to talk about whether the Lions were able to find talent and fill needs, but let's just take a deep breath for now and take a more general look at what happened over the last few days. All penalties commited by the Detroit Lions during the 2013 season, viewed by game/week. With the front office and coaching staff entering a make-or-break season, it was vital for the Lions to not only fill needs, but also to come away with talent. Page Tools. Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay followed in the second round and Kentucky guard Larry Warford in the third round. Edit (Classic) Comprehensive and up-to-date Detroit Lions news, scores, schedule, stats and roster The Lions ended up with nine picks in this year's draft, and they took the following players: Over the next couple weeks, we'll take a closer look at each pick with scouting reports, so keep an eye out for that series here on Pride Of Detroit. Madden 2013 Wiki Guide. Every time it looked like the Lions were going to blow it... they didn’t. Charles Rogers (2002), not so much. The Lions eventually traded the third-round pick and used the fifth-round pick on Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus. The Detroit Lions faced a crucial 2013 NFL Draft given that they went 4-12 last season. 5 overall, a defensive end from BYU. All rights reserved. "I’m just happy," Matt Patricia comments on the Lions’ defensive performance Sunday. “The Lions successfully hit on each of their first three picks in 2013, when they acquired 2015 Pro Bowl defensive end Ezekiel Ansah, three-time Pro Bowl defensive back Darius Slay, and three-time Pro Bowl guard Larry Warford,” says CBS Sports’ Bryan DeArdo. There's plenty more on Taylor Decker's mind than an extension with Lions, Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. Though the Lions generally received high marks for their draft selections in 2020, those players were not considered in this analysis by CBS Sports.