Lions add receiver help, select Golladay

Golladay joins Marvin Jones and Golden Tate in the Detroit receiving corps.

| 4 weeks ago
(Mark Cunningham/Getty Images)

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Lions add receiver help, select Golladay


  • The Lions selected Kenny Golladay with the team’s third-round pick in the NFL draft Friday.
  • Golladay ranked 13th among 187 draft-eligible receivers with an 83.6 overall grade in 2016.
  • He dropped just five of the 165 catchable passes thrown his way over the past two seasons.
  • His 14 receptions on deep passes in 2016 (balls that traveled at least 10 yards in the air) ranked 10th among 109 qualified draft-eligible receivers.
  • His average of 2.93 yards per route run ranked 26th out of 264 qualified receivers in 2016.

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