Detroit Lions NFL Draft Countdown: 26 Days


Join us each day as we count down towards the first round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The countdown runs from 50 to zero and the number of days remaining will inspire the post for that day. Think of this as your NFL draft paper chain that loses one link each day!

With 26 days until the NFL draft gets underway I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the career of Tim Pendell. He retired from the Lions organization following last season after spending 26 years with the club, most recently as their Senior Director of Community Affairs.

It took a lengthy article on DetroitLions.com to adequately profile what Mr. Pendell contributions and accomplishments. I’ll direct you there rather than trying doing an injustice by trying to summarize them here:

Players drafted number 26 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Andy Pilney (1936), Ralph Harner (1943) Bob Chappuis (1947), Robert Porcher (1992)

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