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There’s a common perception that the Detroit Lions need to upgrade one or both of their biggest areas of need – linebacker and cornerback – in the first couple of rounds of the NFL draft.

But the difference in the draft’s talent depth at those two positions is vast, according to Dallas Morning News NFL columnist Rick Gosselin.

Here’s what Mel Kiper Jr.’s better half had to say about the Detroit Lions, who hold the No. 13 pick this year.

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says Matthew Stafford’s recovery from surgery on his right, throwing shoulder is going well.

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