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A look at Day 1 of the Detroit Lions draft

Posted Apr 26, 2013

The Detroit Lions took BYU defensive end Ziggy Ansah with the fifth-overall selection. Take a look back at the coverage on Detroitlions.com

Detroitlions.com covered Thursday's draft from Allen Park (team headquarters), New York City (Radio City Music Hall) and Detroit (Gem Theatre).

The result was great coverage that included exclusive video features and photos. Make sure you check them out and download the Detroit Lions official mobile app to follow the remaining rounds.

Draft day for the Detroit Lions began with the lingering buzz surrounding Barry Sanders' becoming this year's Madden Cover athlete.

Winning the head-to-head vote over Adrian Peterson, Sanders began the victory circuit, which included announcing the Lions' first-round selection at Radio City Music Hall.

Who was that pick?

After months of speculation, Sanders announced that Detroit Lions selected BYU defensive end Ezekial "Ziggy" Ansah with the fifth-overall pick.

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