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Lions take offensive lineman with first round pick in draft

Penei Sewell of Oregon
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Published: Apr. 30, 2021 at 12:36 AM EDT
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WLUC) - The Detroit Lions have selected Oregon offensive tackle Penei Sewell with the No. 7 overall pick in the NFL draft. Sewell will likely start at right tackle to potentially make Detroit’s offensive line a strength with left tackle Taylor Decker and Pro Bowl center Frank Ragnow. The 6-foot-5, 331-pound Sewell did not play last season after starting his first two years at Oregon. He opted out of last year’s delayed Pac-12 season. Lions general manager Brad Holmes is leading a front office for the first time.

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