Episode #149: Draft class review

This week on the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast the guys review the Detroit Lions 2020 NFL Draft class, the team’s undrafted free agents, where each of the new players fits on the depth chart, and what to expect from them in year one.

This week, the guys discuss: And the Lions select…

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Episode #148: Jeff Okudah and what to expect on Day 2

This week Erik and get together for a special edition of the podcast, reviewing the Lions first-round pick Jeff Okudah, and setting the stage for Day 2 of the 2020 NFL Draft. This week, the guys discuss:

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Episode #147: Draft Prep

This week on the podcast, the guys all things 2020 NFL Draft and field questions from listeners about the Detroit Lions. This week, the guys discuss:

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Episode #146: Pre-Draft Mailbag

This week on the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast, dive into the Mailbag and answer all your pre-2020 NFL Draft questions.

This week, the guys discuss:

  • Tua Tagovailoa rumors and Jacob Eason’s fit with the Lions
  • A running back for the Lions in every round
  • Double-dip at wide receiver? Any other positions?
  • Best WR fits on Day 2 and 3?
  • Examining the OG in this class – who could start immediately for the Lions?
  • Do guards Ben Bredeson and Hakeem Adeniji fit?
  • Erik named this year’s third-round pick most haven’t heard of?
  • Chase Young to the Lions at 3? Yes, please.
  • Best EDGE options at pick No. 35?
  • Any Off-the-ball linebacker in play?
  • Jeff Okudah versus Young debate
  • Cornerback targets at pick No. 35 and Round 3?
  • Who replaces Sam Martin?
  • And more questions.

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Episode #145: Free Agency Review

In this episode, the guys review the first week of free agency and answer listener’s questions.

This week, the guys discuss:

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Episode #144: 2020 Combine Review

The combine is over, and Joe is back, so Erik and Joe will do a review of the 2020 NFL Combine. As well as some other NFL notes.

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Episode #143: Special guest Jeremy Reisman

This week on the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast, Joe Kania gets some well-deserved time off, so Erik Schlitt welcomed managing editor at Pride of Detroit, Jeremy Reisman back to the podcast.

The two spend the whole episode overviewing of the Lions’ current roster ahead of free agency, identifying trouble spots and making guesses on how they are addressed. Some of the questions they attack include:

  • Will they add another backup quarterback?
  • Will the Lions add a running back?
  • How many wide receivers?
  • Another tight end?
  • Is Graham Glasgow a problem or do the Lions just not want to spend money on a guard?
  • Offensive tackle of the future in this draft class?
  • How do they replace Damon Harrison?
  • A’Shawn Robinson or Mike Daniels return?
  • Is EDGE rusher really a big priority?
  • There are 8 Linebackers on the roster, are they done?
  • Is cornerback the top priority?
  • How will they address the safety position?
  • Is Sam Martin gone? Which punter could they add?

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Episode #142: 2020 Combine Preview

The annual draft combine is only one week away and with the proceedings now in prime time Erik and Joe give a full preview of players Lions fans should focus on during the four days of sessions.

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Episode #141: Addressing Trade Rumors

Trade rumors have been pretty rampant over the last few weeks whether it be Darius Slay or the #3 pick, and the news late Wednesday/early Thursday flung Matthew Stafford into the middle of that mix. Erik and Joe discuss all the latest trade rumors, the draft, and other odds and ends.

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Episode #140: Special Guest Scott Bischoff

In this week’s episode, Joe Kania gets the week off as Erik Schlitt welcome in special guest Scott Bischoff.

Schlitt and Bischoff talk for nearly an hour about what the Lions could do with the No. 3 pick in the NFL draft. They breakdown seven prospects that should be considered by the Lions in the first round of the draft, what a potential trade back could look like, and if the team would consider Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa.

The other seven names discussed were:

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