Resolutions for the Detroit Lions in 2022 – The Morning Sun

1.) What is the best New Year’s resolution for the Detroit Lions in 2022?

Vito Chirco: Draft the best player available throughout the 2022 NFL Draft and build defense during the draft, especially at EDGE defenseman, linebacker and in the secondary.

Also, don’t worry about taking a quarterback in the first round, or second, third, fourth and beyond, for that matter.

There isn’t a single flagger worth taking in the first round, and even once the second round rolls around, there will be better players in other positions available to Detroit general manager Brad. Holmes, to be selected.

I’m not saying Holmes should pass up the opportunity to draft a QB if one of value comes his way in a later round, like third or fourth. However, I say he shouldn’t look for one in the early rounds, especially with the organization having a variety of needs on both sides of the ball.

Again, my resolution for Holmes & Co. is to draft based on the best player available, rather than needs, in the upcoming NFL Draft. This is, in my opinion, the most effective way to replenish the Lions roster in a timely manner.

Adam Strozynsky: My New Year’s resolution for this Lions team is to keep building on what you have.

For the first time in a long time, you feel like the organization said, “Screw it, tear it down. No more bandages on bullet wounds.

It looks like you have a coach who instills a foundation and a culture in a team that has stuck together as a whole. There doesn’t seem to be any subset of players who don’t trust or want to leave Detroit. Weird, right?

Dan Campbell has had his fair share of ups and downs. But, late in the season, it looks like the hard work is paying off.

I want him and this coaching staff to build on the foundation they laid this year.

Specifically, I’m talking about the coaching staff continuing to work in unison with the front office, and Brad Holmes, who had a very strong draft last year, continues to build that roster throughout the draft, adding hard-hitting players in the first five rounds and even in rounds six and seven.

Jean Maakaron: For me, a real culture change means winning after the conclusion of a football match.

While it’s good that the players haven’t resigned from head coach Dan Campbell, they are earning their salaries and have the option to stay in the league depending on how they play on Sunday.

It’s really a low bar to congratulate this team for their efforts.

In the end, my resolution is that decision making at the end of games improves drastically.

That means Campbell and the coaching staff have to work harder to put the roster in a better position to succeed.

In 2022, hopefully we’ll start to see smart decisions being made in fourth place.

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Charles P. Patton