Ep: 340 – Draft Reaction With Dan Shonka – Detroit Lions Podcast

On the heels of the 2021 NFL Draft, we pause for a moment to take stock of the Detroit Lions performance and how the front office performed in its first draft as a team with Brad Holmes at the helm. Taking Penei Sewell in the first round was a consensus perfect pick for this team. There were questions as NFL Draft day two unfolded, but Draft Day three helped illuminate Holmes’ strategy for the Lions. In the end, Holmes’ draft strategy was entirely unexpected, but incredibly solid.

Detroit Lions Podcast Joined By Dan Shonka

On this episode, we are joined by Dan Shonka, Former NFL scout with the Philadelphia Eagles, Washington, and the Kansas City Chiefs. He is currently the GM and a Scout for OurLads.com NFL Scouting, a Shrine Bowl personnel consultant and much more. We anticipate some great analysis here. Lions fans, get ready to drink from the fountain of knowledge.

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