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PODcast: Which linebackers should the Lions look at in the draft?

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Kent Lee Platte makes his debut PODcast appearance as Ryan is without internet.

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A sad day has befallen the PODcast. Ryan Mathews, longstanding cohost, has finally lost his streak. Always first into the gym and last to leave, Ryan has failed to appear due to issues with his internet. This forced the PODcast in a different direction, and a new crew to show for it.

This week, Kent Lee Platte joined the show to talk about the draft. He’s good about talking about the draft. You’ll want to hear his advice, because the Lions have virtually backed themselves into a corner with linebackers, and Kent’s got the skinny on the best ones.

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This week on the PODcast

  • A special note to the PODcast universe from Ryan Mathews.
  • Gunther Cunningham leaves the Lions for Pro Football Focus.
  • NFL rule changes means no more leaping over special teams defenders.
  • Dean Blandino is your review god?!
  • The Lions signed another linebacker, but the position remains a top day one need on draft day. Kent helps us break down what he’s seen so far from pro days and the scouting combine on the marquee prospects.
  • Without Alex around to defend himself, Rage Corner takes a shot.
  • Mailbag discusses the new season of Rick & Morty, Brazilian food and the best NFL player from history that would help the Lions right now.