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2020 Detroit Lions Awards: The Winners

A look at all of the winners for the 2020 Pridies.

Over the past month, you, the long-suffering Detroit Lions fan, voted on the 2020 Pridies, our Detroit Lions awards for the previous season.

It’s not a season many of us will look upon fondly, unless it was the crappy year necessary to get us to a regime that will lead this franchise to multiple championships. But, of course, that is something we won’t know for several years. For now, 2020 is a rancid fart of a year. It still stinks and it cleared the room.

So let’s choose to remember the little positive moments from the 2020 season with our POD Award winners, and try to ignore the fact that several of these winners are not even likely to be part of the team going forward.

(Note: To see the original article for each category, click on the hyperlink of the category name.)


Matthew Stafford - 62%
Frank Ragnow - 15%
Jack Fox - 14%
Romeo Okwara - 8%

Offensive Player of the Year

Frank Ragnow - 43%
Matthew Stafford - 30%
T.J. Hockenson - 16%
D’Andre Swift - 4%
Marvin Jones Jr. - 4%
Taylor Decker - 3%

Defensive Player of the Year

Romeo Okwara - 87%
Jamie Collins Sr. - 9%
Amani Oruwariye - 3%
Duron Harmon - 1%

Special Teams Player of the Year

Jack Fox - 90%
Matt Prater - 6%
Jamal Agnew - 4%

Breakout Player of the Year

Romeo Okwara - 39%
T.J. Hockenson - 26%
Jack Fox - 18%
Frank Ragnow - 12%
D’Andre Swift - 5%

Rookie of the Year

D’Andre Swift - 68%
Jonah Jackson - 22%
John Penisini - 9%

Coach of the Year

Darrell Bevell - 38%
Hank Fraley - 33%
Brayden Coombs - 29%

Game of the Year

Lions beat Falcons: 41%
Lions over Bears: 35%
Thanksgiving Day massacre: 16%
Lions over Cardinals: 8%

Play of the Year

Stafford no-look TD vs. Titans: 35%
Stafford game winner to Hockenson vs. Falcons: 26%
Okwara strip sack vs. Bears: 19%
Todd Gurley blunder: 10%
Prater 59-yard game winner vs. WAS: 10%

POD Moment of the Year

Duce Staley loves Jeremy’s mustache: 66%
Kellie Rowe’s Christmas album: 20%
Jeremy is Macho Man: 9%
Charity karaoke with Lions RB coach Kyle Caskey: 5%

Congratulations to all of our winners. Your lack of prize should arrive in five-to-eight business decades.

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