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