Detroit Lions NFL Draft Countdown: 3 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!

The draft starts in three days. The Lions currently hold the 75th overall pick in round three, here are the last ten players drafted in that position:

Year Team Player Pos School
2010 Chicago Bears Major Wright S Florida
2009 Dallas Cowboys Robert Brewster OT Ball State
2008 San Francisco 49ers Reggie Smith CB Oklahoma
2007 Atlanta Falcons Laurent Robinson WR Illinois State
2006 Green Bay Packers Jason Spitz C Louisville
2005 Arizona Cardinals Eric Green CB Virginia Tech
2004 Pittsburgh Steelers Max Starks OT Florida
2003 Houston Texans Seth Wand OT NW Missouri St
2002 Dallas Cowboys Derek Ross CB Ohio State
2001 Kansas City Chiefs Eric Downing DT Syracuse

Players drafted number 3 overall by the Detroit Lions:
Howard Cassady (1956), John Robinson (1960), Bennie Blades (1988), Barry Sanders (1989), Joey Harrington (2002)

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