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.