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In this still image from video provided by the NFL, Justin Jefferson, right, smiles while watching the NFL football draft Thursday, April 23, 2020, in St. Rose, La. Jefferson was selected by the Minnesota Vikings. (NFL via AP)

Draft could bring Vikings more help now than North foes

Apr. 28, 2020 12:40 PM EDT

The Minnesota Vikings were forced by a salary-cap crunch this spring into a soft remodel, with many more exits than enhancements to the lineup. They ramped up the project over the weekend. While NFL draft picks never come with warranties, particularly in a year like this with an abbreviated-at-best training...

FILE - This is an Aug. 31, 2019, file photo showing Ohio State defensive back Jeff Okudah playing against Florida Atlantic in an NCAA college football game in Columbus, Ohio. Okudah is a possible pick at the NFL Draft which runs Thursday, April 23, 2020, thru Saturday, April 25. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

Lions addressed needs and drafted RB too talented to pass up

Apr. 25, 2020 9:32 PM EDT

The Detroit Lions addressed pressing needs on offense and defense, took a running back too talented to pass up and bolstered one of their strongest position groups. Lions general manager Bob Quinn said he hopes his fifth NFL draft with the franchise proves to be his best. “We have playmakers on both sides...

In this still image from video provided by the NFL, D'Andre Swift, center, reacts as he's selected by the Detroit Lions during the second round of the NFL football draft, Friday, April 24, 2020. (NFL via AP)

Lions take Swift in 2nd round, Okwara and Jackson in the 3rd

Apr. 25, 2020 12:54 AM EDT

D’Andre Swift's favorite all-time running back is Barry Sanders, even though he was born after the Hall of Famer ended his career with the Detroit Lions. Swift heard so much about Sanders that he watched the way he ran and tried to emulate him. The Lions, clearly, loved what they saw Swift do at Georgia....