Lions Snag Aiden Hutchinson and Jameson Williams in First Draft Round

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LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2022 ~ In the first round of the NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions scored two picks, trading up 20 spots to get a No. 12 pick in addition to their No. 2 selection.

Aiden Hutchinson, a Michigan native and defensive end from University of Michigan, was selected as the No. 2 overall pick in a move that was predicted by many.

In a surprise trade, the Lions acquired the No. 12 pick to grab Alabama wide receiver Jameson Williams, who is still recovering from an ACL injury he received during January’s national championship game.