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Pride Of Detroit Feb 18, 2019
Detroit Lions 2018 roster review: Was Romeo Okwara’s 2018 performance as good as it looked?

Detroit Lions 2018 roster review: Was Romeo Okwara’s 2018 performance as good as it looked?

They say that numbers never lie... In the case of Romeo Okwara’s 2018 season, they just might. Our 2018 roster review series continues today with an in-depth look at Romeo Okwara’s performance. Romeo Okwara Outlook before 2018: Okwara was awarded off of waivers to the Lions after training camp cuts left them thin as paper along the defensive line. After getting cut by the New York Giants, expectations were low , but there was hope that he could do something with an expanded role given the Lions’ need for pass rushing help. Actual role in 2018: 2018 Stats: 15 games (14 starts), 39...
Pride Of Detroit Jan 31, 2019
Film breakdown: Does Romeo Okwara have a place in the Lions’ future?

Film breakdown: Does Romeo Okwara have a place in the Lions’ future?

The defensive end made a surprise impact in 2018, but should Detroit hold on to him for the future? Romeo Okwara was an afterthought entering the 2018 NFL season. The defensive end failed to make the New York Giants 53-man roster and was claimed off of the scrap heap by Detroit days before the season kicked off. He did not feature in the team’s Week 1 destruction against the New York Jets and was not supposed to be much more than a depth piece entering the season. The third year undrafted free agent out of Notre Dame was a revelation in Detroit, though. He earned 7.5 sacks in 2018, after...
Pride Of Detroit Jan 23, 2019
The Detroit Lions should go all in this offseason

The Detroit Lions should go all in this offseason

The Lions have money. They should spend all of it Since Bob Quinn took the general manager job for the Detroit Lions, the narrative surrounding him and every decision that he makes is based upon the Patriot Way. The Patriot Way has a real moneyball feel to it. It’s all about players that were square-pegs-in-round-holes elsewhere and middle-tier players that could potentially leap to the next level in the Lions scheme. This has actually worked for the Lions in many ways. Players like Devon Kennard and Romeo Okwara made major strides in their careers once they came to Detroit. The Lions...

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