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Lions trade former first-round pick Laken Tomlinson to 49ers

Tomlinson selected in 2015 NFL Draft

Christian Ringo #99 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against Laken Tomlinson #72 of the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on September 25, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Christian Ringo #99 of the Green Bay Packers rushes against Laken Tomlinson #72 of the Detroit Lions at Lambeau Field on September 25, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

DETROIT – The Detroit Lions have traded their 2015 first round draft pick, offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson to the 49ers, according to reports.

Tomlinson, drafted out of Duke, hasn't panned out on the offensive line as the team had hoped.

The Lions reportedly received a 5th round draft pick for Tomlinson from the San Francisco 49ers. 

UPDATE: The team has confirmed the trade.


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