Instant grade for Detroit Lions’ pick of Jameson Williams: Holmes delivers aggressiveness

Detroit Free Press

Free Press sports writer Carlos Monarrez gives an instant grade for the Detroit Lions’ second first-round draft pick:

Alabama WR Jameson Williams

Grade: B.

I’m not crazy that the Lions traded up to get a player coming off an ACL injury in a draft that’s deep at receiver, but they didn’t give up that much, and overall I like that Brad Holmes delivered on the aggressiveness he promised.

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Based off Holmes trying to reportedly trade up last year to get LSU wideout Ja’Marr Chase and still getting steal of the 2021 draft at receiver with Amon-Ra St. Brown, he deserves the benefit of the doubt on this gamble.

Contact Carlos Monarrez at cmonarrez@freepress.com and follow him on Twitter @cmonarrez.

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