NFL Draft: Lions Toe the Line

New GM Bob Quinn starts building with Ohio State’s Taylor Decker.

The Detroit Lions chose Ohio State offensive tackle Taylor Decker in the first round of the National Football League draft Thursday. Decker (6′ 7″, 310 lbs.) started all four years at OSU, where he was an All-American. John Niyo covers the Lions for the Detroit News. He tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller team General Manager Bob Quinn wanted a dependable player to protect quarterback Matthew Stafford. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

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  • Pat Batcheller
    Pat Batcheller is a host and Senior News Editor for 101.9 WDET, presenting local news, traffic and weather updates during Morning Edition. He is an amateur musician.