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How Brad Holmes and Detroit Lions Succeed in 2021 NFL Draft

John Maakaron and Logan Lamorandier discuss how the Detroit Lions should approach the 2021 NFL Draft

Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes is confident that the selection the team makes will bring 'tremendous value' to the organization. 

“I mean the players that we would be comfortable with, we all feel like they’re players that are worthy of a selection. More so, it’s not even like how worthy they are, but it’s really if they’re the right players for the Detroit Lions. It’s not, ‘Oh, well we need an offensive guy. We’d like to have a defensive guy or this position.’ There’s a cluster of multiple positions that we’d be comfortable with, but the No. 1 thing is that is it the right fit for the Detroit Lions? Do they meet the standards of what we’re looking for from an intangible standpoint? Make sure that they meet those standards, but I do feel comfortable that they also bring tremendous value," Holmes explained at his pre-draft media session. 

This week's podcast explores how Holmes and the Lions front office can excel in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Also discussed on this week's podcast:

  • Could the Lions select offensive lineman Rashawn Slater over Penei Sewell 
  • Who Logan believes will be the Lions pick in the first round
  • Reaction to Brad Holmes' pre-draft media session 
  • Are the Lions focusing too much on a player's culture fit over their true talent?

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