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Pride Of Detroit Jul 3, 2022
Lions mailbag: Why we’re still optimistic about Jeff Okudah

Lions mailbag: Why we’re still optimistic about Jeff Okudah

Junfu Han / USA TODAY NETWORK On our latest Detroit Lions mailbag podcast, we explain while we’re still optimistic about Jeff Okudah’s chances in 2022. Over the weekend, Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah posted yet another video compilation on social media chronicling the recovery from his Achilles tear. In the latest video, there doesn’t seem to be anything holding Okudah back. He’s running full speed. He’s changing directions on a dime. He doesn’t appear to be favoring one side, or only using a portion of his foot. In a word, he looks “ready.” On...
Pride Of Detroit Jun 28, 2022
Detroit Lions fans believe Jeff Okudah will have biggest bounceback year of injured players

Detroit Lions fans believe Jeff Okudah will have biggest bounceback year of injured players

Kirthmon F. Dozier / USA TODAY NETWORK Of all the players returning from injury, Lions fans believe Jeff Okudah will be the most successful in 2022. Earlier in the week, we asked Pride of Detroit readers to identify the player they believe will return from serious injury and post the best 2022 season. The Detroit Lions are in an odd situation in which five players—including two rookies—are returning to football after suffering a somewhat serious injury last season. Former first-round pick Jeff Okudah suffered an torn Achilles in Week 1 of the 2021 season. Edge...
Pride Of Detroit Jun 18, 2022
Lions CB Jerry Jacobs appears to provide injury update: ‘One more month’

Lions CB Jerry Jacobs appears to provide injury update: ‘One more month’

Scott Galvin-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions cornerback appears primed to be ready for training camp despite tearing his ACL in December Cornerback Jerry Jacobs was one of the better feel-good stories for the 2021 Detroit Lions. After shadowing Jeff Okudah for all of training camp—hoping to learn from the first-round pick—Jacobs, an undrafted prospect himself, managed to make the 53-man roster. Not only that, but when injuries hit the Lions secondary, Jacobs eventually jumped into a starting position and held his own. Jacobs posted a 66.7 PFF coverage grade,...
Detroit Free Press Jun 17, 2022
Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah 'all the way locked in' on return from ruptured Achilles

Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah 'all the way locked in' on return from ruptured Achilles

By making just one notable CB addition the offseason, the Detroit Lions signaled they're counting on Jeff Okudah to play a significant role this fall.       

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