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Answering your questions about the Detroit Lions with SB Nation's Pride of Detroit.

Mailbag: Who’s to blame for the Detroit Lions’ defensive struggles?

Jeremy and Erik break down everything that has gone wrong with the Detroit Lions defense over the past month or so.

Mailbag: Will the Lions improve their pass rush in 2nd half of season?

The Detroit Lions sack numbers are considerably lagging behind. What can they do to improve in the second half of the season?

Mailbag: Which Detroit Lions player will break out in the 2nd half of the season?

The Detroit Lions have had strong second halves to their seasons under Dan Campbell, thanks to performances of young players. Who takes that jump in 2023?

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We’re giving Pride of Detroit readers a look behind the curtain of Pride of Detroit Direct.

Detroit Lions mailbag: Trade deadline edition

Breaking down possible Detroit Lions trade targets, their likelihood of making a trade, and how much Lions GM Brad Holmes should be willing to shell out.

Lions mailbag: How will Detroit respond to life without David Montgomery?

The Detroit Lions will be missing a key part of their offense due to David Montgomery’s injury. How will they respond?

Lions mailbag: When are extensions coming for Jared Goff, Jonah Jackson?

Two Detroit Lions players seem destined for big, new deals. When will Jared Goff and Jonah Jackson get paid? We discuss in our mailbag.

Mailbag: What will the Detroit Lions do with Jameson Williams?

Our Detroit Lions mailbag returns with questions about Jameson Williams, Jahmyr Gibbs, the trade deadline, and a lot more.

Mailbag: Are the Detroit Lions shifting to more zone coverage on defense?

The Detroit Lions employed an extreme amount of zone coverage against the Kansas City Chiefs—which went against their 2022 trends. Is this the new norm for Aaron Glenn’s defense?

Mailbag: How much will Detroit utilize David Montgomery, Jahmyr Gibbs?

We answer a bunch of Detroit Lions question, including the RB usage between David Montgomery and Jahmyr Gibbs, PLUS which Lions player had the best rookie training camp?

Mailbag: Should Dan Campbell be getting more credit for the Detroit Lions offense?

Should Dan Campbell be getting more credit for the Detroit Lions offensive success or is Ben Johnson rightfully getting most of the attention?

Mailbag: How can Amon-Ra St. Brown become an ‘elite’ WR?

The written mailbag returns with a new twist that features Detroit Lions fans questions more prominently.

Lions mailbag: Is Jahmyr Gibbs a good bet to win Offensive Rookie of the Year?

Detroit Lions RB Jahmyr Gibbs is currently sixth in odds to win Offensive Rookie of the Year. We make the case for and against him winning the award.

Mailbag: Does Jared Goff truly need everything to be perfect to succeed?

There is a narrative that Detroit Lions QB Jared Goff needs a "perfect" situation and a "perfect" supporting cast to succeed. Is that really true, or is that true for almost every franchise quarterbacK?

Ask POD: Detroit Lions downtime mailbag submissions

Submit your Detroit Lions questions for our written mailbag.

Mailbag: Which NFC North team is the biggest threat to the Lions?

Which NFC North team poses the biggest. challenge to the Detroit Lions for the division title? Our podcast crew debates.

Mailbag: Why Ben Johnson is such a good OC for Lions, Jared Goff

We break down what makes Ben Johnson such a special offensive coordinator for the Detroit Lions.

Mailbag: Will the Lions extend Jonah Jackson or Jared Goff first?

The Detroit Lions could be handing out an extension or two in the next month. Who gets one first: Jared Goff or Jonah Jackson?

Mailbag: Should the Lions be concerned about their WR room?

With a slow start to OTAs and Jameson Williams’ suspension, should the Detroit Lions be worried about their wide receiving corps?

Lions Mailbag: Estimating rookie receiving stats for Jahmyr Gibbs, Sam LaPorta

Rookies Sam LaPorta and Jahmyr Gibbs are expected to be immediate contributors for the Detroit Lions. But what are realistic expectations for their receiving stats in Year 1?

Mailbag: Do the Detroit Lions have any top-10 defenders at their position?

The Detroit Lions defense is improving, but does it still lack star power? We discuss whether the Lions defense has any top-10 talent.

Lions mailbag: Defining a ‘successful’ season for Detroit’s defense in 2023

How big of a jump should we expect from the Detroit Lions defense in 2023?

2023 NFL draft: Live Detroit Lions Q&A, mailbag

We’re answering any and all of your 2023 NFL Draft questions as it pertains to the Detroit Lions.

Join our 2023 Detroit Lions draft live Q&A

Jeremy and Erik will spend Wednesday afternoon answering your Detroit Lions draft questions for an hour in the comment section.

Lions mailbag: Is Brad Holmes strictly a ‘best player available’ drafter?

The Lions general manager Brad Holmes recently said he doesn’t like bringing a depth chart into the draft war room. Does that mean he will strictly draft best player available?

Breaking down Jeff Okudah trade; Should Lions trade for Devin White?

On our latest Detroit Lions podcast, we break down the Jeff Okudah trade and answer whether we’d trade for Bucs LB Devin White.

Mailbag: What does Lions’ interest in Teddy Bridgewater mean for the NFL Draft?

Does the Detroit Lions’ serious interest in Teddy Bridgewater mean anything for the 2023 NFL Draft?

Mailbag: Did Devon Witherspoon’s pro day boost his chances of being a Lion?

In this week’s written mailbag, we jump headfirst into a pile of 2023 NFL Draft questions.

Mailbag: What can we draw from the Detroit Lions’ pre-draft visits?

The Detroit Lions have already met with a ton of players in the 2023 NFL Draft class. What conclusions—if any—can we draw from that list

Ask POD: Post-free agency, pre-NFL Draft edition

We’re taking your Detroit Lions questions for both the written and podcast mailbag.

Ask POD: Gauging Lions’ interest in Jalen Carter, other defensive tackle options

Are the Detroit Lions truly interested in Jalen Carter, and if not, who else could fill the team’s need for a defensive tackle?

Mailbag: Has free agency made a 1st-round QB more likely for Lions ?

The Detroit Lions focused on defense in free agency. Does that mean a first-round quarterback is more likely in the NFL Draft?

Mailbag: Why the Lions’ use of void years, backloaded contracts isn’t a problem

The Detroit Lions have done a ton of backloading with contracts and used voided years. But here’s why Lions GM Brad Holmes isn’t getting Detroit into future trouble.

Mailbag: How the Bears’ trading of the No. 1 pick impacts the Lions

How are the Detroit Lions’ impacted by the Chicago Bears’ monster trade in the 2023 NFL Draft?

Mailbag: Could Jeff Okudah—or any other Lions—benefit from a position change?

We discuss which Detroit Lions players could find a second chance by moving positions in 2023, including Jeff Okudah.

Mailbag: Is NFL Draft media making the same mistake with QB prospects this year?

Last year, NFL Draft media members got it very wrong with Malik Willis. Why did that happen, and is it happening again this year with Anthony Richardson?


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