Episode #237: Lions’ OTA Week 2 Review

This week on the podcast, the fellas review the Detroit Lions 2022 second week of OTAs (organized team activities), sharing their opinions and thoughts on the happenings in Allen Park.

Topics on this week’s show include:

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Episode #236: Breaking down the Lions 2022 Schedule

This week on the podcast, the fellas go game-by-game through the Detroit Lions 2022 schedule release, sharing their opinions of the matchup, and discussing how winnable each game really is.

Topics on this week’s show include:

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Episode #235: Detroit Lions 2022 NFL Draft recap

This week on the podcast, the guys go pick-by-pick and review the Detroit Lions 2022 NFL Draft class, examining what the player brings to the organization, and how they may be used in the current scheme.

Topics on this week’s show include:

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Episode #234: Lions Pre-Draft NFL Mailbag

This week on the podcast, with the 2022 NFL Draft just hours away, the guys discuss the Detroit Lions’ approach to the event by diving into the listener’s mailbag of questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Our confidence level in Lions’ GM Brad Holmes
  • How strict is the Best Player Approach?
  • Trade options, up, down, and all around
  • How serious are the Lions about taking a QB and when might they do it, if at all?
  • Sorting through the options at WR
  • Lions options at No. 2
  • Aidan Hutchinson and Kayvon Thibodeaux hype
  • Could Travon Walker switch positions?
  • Could the Lions double-dip on the defensive line?
  • Linebacker fits
  • Could the Lions wait on taking a safety?
  • What is the one position that is a clear need that the Lions might not draft?

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Episode #233: Exploring Lions’ needs and the NFL Draft

This week on the podcast, the guys discuss the Detroit Lions team needs and how they could address them in the upcoming 2022 NFL draft.

Topics on this week’s show include:

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Episode #232: NFL Draft Mailbag

This week on the podcast, the guys discuss the upcoming 2022 NFL draft by diving into the listener’s mailbag of questions.

Topics on this week’s show include:

  • Current player roles, specifically in the new defensive scheme
  • Jared Goff’s floor and what it would take to become the Lions’ QB of the future
  • Trade possibilities for picks No. 2 and No. 32
  • Are the Lions likely to take a QB? If so, when?
  • How much of a need is running back?
  • When and who should the Lions target at wide receiver?
  • When is the earliest the Lions could add TE2?
  • How quickly will the Lions address their biggest needs?
  • Ranking the edge rushers
  • What style of defensive linemen are the Lions looking for?
  • What are the Lions least talked about needs, yet should be addressed in the draft?
  • Will the Lions double up on defensive linemen?
  • Is cornerback a priority or something the team can ignore?
  • How and when will the Lions address safety? Favorite targets?
  • Roster construction
  • Are there any more free agent targets ahead of the draft?
  • How much screen time will Erik get on Hard Knocks?

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Episode #231: Lions to be featured on ‘Hard Knocks’, host 2024 NFL Draft

This week on the podcast, the guys discuss the Lions’ being featured on HBO’s next season of “Hard Knocks”, Detroit hosting the 2024 NFL Draft, the league’s new overtime rule, the latest moves during the third week of free agency period, and end with a little draft talk.

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Episode #230: Lions’ free agency review

This week on the podcast, the guys review the first week of the 2022 NFL free agency period, discussing the Detroit Lions’ approach. Things have been slow, as the organization spent most of their resources re-signing players, but they did make one splash move at wide receiver.

Here are a few relevant articles discussed on this week’s show:

NFL Free Agency news

  • Lots of quarterback movement
  • In the division:
  • Aaron Rodgers staying in Green Bay, Davante Adams bails for Raiders
  • Bears trade Khalil Mack
  • Vikings double down on Cousins

Draft talk

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Episode #229: Combine review and Free Agency preview

This week on the podcast, the guys review the 2022 NFL Combine and look ahead to the start of free agency. The fellas go position by position and examine the top performances from the Combine, identifying players that the Detroit Lions will likely be interested in. They also look ahead to next week’s opening of free agency, discussing positional needs, priorities, and favorite free agents they’d like to see the Lions target.

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Roster moves

Combine Standouts

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Episode #228: NFL Combine Preview, Defense

This week on the podcast, Joe had the week off, so Erik was joined by his buddy, and frequent podcast guest, Jeremy Reisman of Pride of Detroit. Erik and Jeremy preview the defensive players at the 2022 NFL Combine, going position by position, examining the top prospects, those the Detroit Lions should be interested in, identify sleepers, and answer related questions from the listener Mailbag.

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