The Detroit Lions have selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft

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LARRY LAGE AP Sports Writer

April 24, 2020, 12:53 AM

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The Detroit Lions selected Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah in the NFL draft Thursday night.

Detroit went into the opening round desperately needing to help a defense that ranked No. 31 in the league last season.

The Lions were expected to take Okudah or linebacker Isaiah Simmons if they didn’t trade out of the high slot to acquire multiple picks. Both Okudah and Simmons have the type of talent to improve the team’s most glaring

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