April 29, 2006

2006 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT TRANSCRIPTS - FIRST ROUND SELECTION: LB ERNIE SIMS

The following are transcripts from today's press conference with Lions President and CEO Matt Millen and Head Coach Rod Marinelli as well as a transcript of the media conference call with new Detroit LB Ernie Sims.

April 28, 2006

2006 NFL DRAFT ORDER

The following is a printable version of the 2006 NFL Draft order.

April 28, 2006

2006 DETROIT LIONS DRAFT INFORMATION

The NFL's 71st Annual Player Selection Meeting will begin at Noon EDT Saturday, April 29. The meeting will be held at Radio City Music Hall in New York City and will consist of seven rounds over two days. The first three rounds will be completed on Saturday. The draft will re-commence at 11:00 a.m. EDT Sunday, April 30, and continue until the final four rounds have been completed. There will be 15 minutes between each pick in the first round, 10 minutes between each pick in the second round and five minutes between picks in the subsequent rounds.

April 26, 2006

LIONS PRESIDENT & CEO MATT MILLEN AND HEAD COACH ROD MARINELLI PREVIEW DRAFT

Allen Park, Mich. – Detroit Lions President and CEO Matt Millen and Head Coach Rod Marinelli spoke to the media today about the 2006 NFL Draft. The 71st Annual National Football League player selection meeting will take place Saturday, April 29 and Sunday, April 30 at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City.