Lions Acquire Seahawks’ No. 40

The Seahawks have traded down again, this time sending their No. 40 pick to the Lions, according to Jason La Canfora of (on Twitter). With the pick, the Lions grabbed linebacker Kyle Van Noy out of BYU (link).

Josh Katzowitz of (on Twitter) has the goods: Seattle sent the No. 40 and their fifth round pick (No. 146) for Detroit’s No. 45, No. 111 (fourth round), and No. 227 (seventh round).

Van Noy was highly coveted by several teams, including the Broncos. By vaulting up the draft boards, Detroit was able to leapfrog all of the other potential suitors.

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