As the rookie class ranking increases with the 2020 season in the book, it’s no secret that the third overall pick Jeff Okudah grabbed his place.
For his first year with the Detroit Lions, the first round of the 2020 NFL draft season was a difficult season. The selection was so high that he was expected to make an immediate contribution, and Darius Slay’s departure undoubtedly added to this.
Ocada’s unstable game and injury made him only participate in 9 games, which has aroused criticism from many people. In those nine games, Okuda got 47 tackles and lost 4 tackles, but only had 2 defensive passes and 1
The new defensive coordinator Aaron Glenn (Aaron Glenn) told the young corner to forget all this. Forget about expectations. Forget to live up to the No. 3 pick.focus on your the best, Report to Tim Twentyman, senior writer for the Detroit Lions.
“Don’t try to be the third pick in the draft. We don’t need you to do this. We just need you to be the best Ocada man, and that’s enough for us.” Glenn said to Twentiman.
These words may be exactly what Okudah needs to hear in 2021 to turn things around. After all, Glenn has experienced this situation-picking the mediocre New Orleans Saints team and upgrading it to one of the best performing teams this season.
Read the rest of Twentyman’s article here.
And the rest of the notes.
- Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press conducted a survey Kenny Golladay’s worth and the lion’s current position -“I have no doubt that once Golladay, who turns 28 this fall, returns to the stadium, he will re-emerge as one of the NFL’s main organizers. But the reality of the Lions situation has changed.”
- The Lions released their latest “Black History” in about two minutes:
Therefore, the good news is there. Happy Monday.