The trade has the Lions moving down four spots to the 17th overall pick. The New England Patriots are their trade partner, and they are moving up in this mock to get Alabama wide receiver Julio Jones. By moving down, the Lions would pick up the 74th overall pick, which is in the third round.
If the Lions could actually pull this off in real life, it would be an outstanding move. Not only would the Lions pick up a talented pass rusher in Bowers, but getting an extra third-round pick in the process would be very nice, especially since the Lions only have six total picks going into this year's NFL Draft.
Out of all the mock drafts I've seen, this is one that I really hope comes true on Thursday.
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