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mark brunell is the new QB coach. interesting in that he's been mentoring rookie QBs at the combine for a while now. no NFL coaching experience.
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It will be amazing if this works for Detroit. Unconventional.

Then again, some times blowing things up seems the only way. We'll see.
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Lions’ Dan Campbell doesn’t care who thinks he’s a meathead

https://www.mlive.com/lions/2021/02/lio ... rence.html
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Most meatheads don’t

That’s why they are meatheads
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https://www.mlive.com/lions/2021/03/tj- ... h-fun.html

“Bob Quinn, literally, I mean, about six months after he drafted me, he was like, ‘You’re not the same guy I drafted. You like to have way too much fun,’” Hockenson said, while he and the hosts burst into laughter. “I was like, ‘well, you’re not wrong.’ I like to laugh. I like to have fun. Like that’s my thing. I mean, not many people get to ... I’m playing a kids game.”


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brockers for a '23 7th is just fine with me as far as a dumpster diving strategy goes. hell yeah.
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Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that Brockers will receive a new contract as part of the trade to send him to the Lions. The new deal should be finalized after Brockers returns from vacation later in the week.
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Lions general manager Brad Holmes said the team might have drafted a quarterback with the No. 7 overall pick in the 2021 draft if Oregon OT Penei Sewell wasn't available.

Holmes said taking Sewell -- the unanimous No. 1 offensive lineman in the 2021 class -- was an easy call after he slipped past the first six teams. The Lions, who in January acquired Jared Goff and the Rams’ 2022 and 2023 first-round picks in exchange for Matthew Stafford, passed on Justin Fields and Mac Jones to take Sewell. “If there was a quarterback that was just like graded way higher over Penei we would have had to strongly consider that,” Holmes said. They'll now face Fields -- drafted by Chicago with the 11th pick -- twice a year or the foreseeable future. Holmes' admission that the team might have taken a QB in the first round is the strongest hint yet that the Lions don't see Goff as a long-term option.


I liked what the Lions did in this draft.

Interesting note above though looking forward.
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Might be better off waiting til 2023 draft for a Qb. Lion have firsts that can be worked in more picks in 2023 also.
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big, physical, athletic for their size players. many with a mean streak.
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This is a 3 year project. We have one of the least-talented rosters I've seen in the league since the 0-16 Loins. The QB will be drafted when the rest of the team isn't a disaster. Maybe we'll make a huge jump this year, but I doubt it. Patricia/Quinn just sucked so, so much - especially with talent ID on defense.
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Dan Campbell is in a body switch movie and now a spirit of an 11 year old boy will be coaching a professional football team while a 6th grader somewhere has the spirit of a 45 year old former football player
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A dude hopped up on quaaludes is in charge of a billion dollar franchise.
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My favorite part is that he's still unsure "I don't think we're going to be able to do it" :D