NFL Mock Draft 2016: Latest rumors and projections

16. Detroit Lions: Jack Conklin, OT, Michigan State

NCAA Football: Oregon at Michigan State

Matthew Stafford gets hit way too much for a franchise quarterback. With his top target Calvin Johnson hanging up his cleats, Stafford may need more time for his receivers to get open in the future. Conklin is a player that will certainly improve that for the Lions.

He does need some work in terms of overall strength and agility, but he’ll be a nice long-term solution for the Lions.

Robert Nkemdiche reportedly has 14 visits lined up