DE - DET
The Detroit Lions have selected EDGE Aidan Hutchinson with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft.
Hutchinson is a talented defender with a special blend of athleticism and physicality. Additionally, he offers scheme versatility and an ability to succeed against double teams. A quick observation of his film also shows how efficiently Hutchinson can move laterally, get around the outside, and get home to the quarterback. Although there are some concerns about his football IQ and arm length, there's no doubt that the Michigan edge-rusher can be a special franchise player. Now, he gets to stay in-state and put on a show with the Lions.
Top prospect Aidan Hutchinson is in Jacksonville today visiting with the team.
Hutchinson is expected to go in the top five picks of the NFL Draft. His agent, Mike McCartney, reports the elite defemseman is planning to visit both of the New York teams as well as Detroit, his "hometown" team.
According to the NFL on Twitter, Aidan Hutchinson runs a 4.75 40-yard dash at the combine on Saturday.
Michigan's defensive end ran an impressive 4.75 40-yard dash at the combine. He's a presumed top-3 draft pick coming in after a breakout season in 2021 where he posted 36 tackles, 16 sacks, and forced two fumbles.