(WXYZ) - It's draft time, football fans! The Lions already made their first round pick, now it's on to round two.
Barring another move up, which would really fleece them of their remaining picks both this year and next year, the Lions should be done for the night. We'll poke in again if anything worthwhile happens.
Wrapping up the Lions move earlier in the second round - they traded with Seattle to claim the 57th pick and Mikel Leshoure. Detroit traded its third and fourth rounds selections to Seattle and swapped positions with the Seahawks in the fifth and seventh rounds.
Ryan Mallett was just selected by the Patriots in the third round. That means he will be joining a former Michigan quarterback in Tom Brady and a former Michigan State quarterback in Brian Hoyer. Funny.
The Green Bay Packers wrap up the second round by picking the last guy in the green room, Kentucky wide receiver Randall Cobb. He's joining another guy who was the last one sitting in the green room, Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rogers. That's it for the second round, it's on to the third. Carolina's on the clock.
San Diego picks the University of Michigan's Jonas Mouton with the 61st pick as the second round of the draft winds down.
The Lions are back at the podium at pick 57. They picked up the pick in a trade from the Seattle Seahawks. They also picked up the 157th and 209th picks. They gave up the 75th, 107th, 154th and 205th. They use the pick to get Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure.
Chicago Bears trade up to pick 53 and take Stephan Paea. This guy set the bench press record at the combine.
Round 2 and we've reached the 50th pick of the draft. The San Diego Charges use it to take Marcus Gilchrist, the cornerback from Clemson.
Barry Sanders is up to announce the Detroit pick. They take Boise State Wide Receiver Titus Young. Is he the compliment to Calvin Johnson?
The Minnesota Vikings are on the clock with 2:30 left. Lions are up next.
The Dallas Cowboys have taken Bruce Carter of North Carolina with the 40th pick of the NFL draft. The Lions make their second pick at #44.
The second round is moving along. San Francisco has just turn in the 36th pick. Waiting to hear who is heading to the city by the bay.
Everyone if gathered back at Radio City Music Hall in New York as the second round of the NFL draft is ready to get under way. The New England Patriots are on the clock.
Tom Leyden was live at Detroit Lions headquarters in Allen Park live blogging the draft. Check out the blog from the first round pick and keep checking back as round two gets underway.
A quick summary of Nick Fairley's thoughts from his conference call with Detroit media. Fairley not the most long-winded athlete I've ever heard, but he'll get paid to crunch people, not talk. #LionsDraft
Fairley: Didn't know where I was gonna go. For Detroit to pick me, I'm very excited & I can't wait to get to town and get started.
Fairley on Suh: Playing next to him will be honor. He was d rookie of year. I can't wait to pick his brains re. what he did rookie year.
Fairley on #Lions D: Defense is relentless especially the defensive line. Relentless, making plays 30 yards down the field - they work hard
Fairley on Schwartz and Mayhew: Good group of guys, they have a gameplan for the Detroit Lions and I'm happy to be a part of it. #LionsDraft
Quick summary of thoughts from Mayhew and Schwartz:
Mayhew: Outstanding player - we were hopeful he'd fall to us. Very high on draft board. Very physical guy. #LionsDraft
Mayhew: Helps pass rush to have those guys be fresh, helps run game #LionsDraft
Mayhew: Absolutely unanimous in the room. In our dream scenario it was Nick Fairley falling to us. #LionsDraft
Mayhew said there was discussion of moving up or down because they were concerned someone would take Fairley.
Schwartz said like Suh, Fairley dominated in big games - LSU and national championship games specifically #LIonsDraft
Schwartz on what separated him from Bowers, Quinn: Reason that we selected him over those guys. We had Nick rated ahead of those guys.
Schwartz re. character/interview issues: He's a d-lineman. That might fall in a bonus category when you're talking d-line - grumpy & mean.
The Lions select Auburn defensive tackle Nick Fairley, a huge addition, literally and figuratively, to their defensive front. Jim Schwartz quickly tweeted, "Excited to add Nick Fairley to our defensive line."
Fairley was the defensive heart of the national champion Tigers and the second Auburn player selected in the first round. Cam Newton was chosen first overall.
Fairley, like Julio Jones before a few selections before him, was also sporting a bowtie as he walked to the stage to greet NFL Commisioner Roger Goodell.
Lions on the clock and MANY options. Phone must be ringing off hook upstairs and no, we can't hear it.