This extended talk episode of ITP The Podcast with Jeff Risdon, features host Mark Schofield talking to the contributor to (among others) RealGM.com and DraftBreakdown.com in a bonus podcast discussing the 2015 Detroit Lions, as well as early thoughts on the 2016 NFL Draft. Topics from this episode include:
- How the Lions have adjusted on defense to overcome the loss of Ndamukong Suh and whether or not those changes will pay dividends down the road (3:20)
- The up-and-down season of Matthew Stafford and whether he still factors in to the long-term plans for Detroit as a new GM comes in (5:18)
- The matchup between the Lions and Packers on Thursday Night Football and whether Aaron Rodgers‘ recent struggles are a sign of issues in his execution or with the Packers’ scheme (9:16)
- A look at some of the key players from conference championship games in the upcoming weekend, focusing on the SEC Championship, as well as under-the-radar players coming out of the MAC (12:56)
- Alabama running back Derrick Henry and how he projects as a back in the NFL (17:39)
- Breaking down Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan as draft prospects coming out of the Pac-12 Championship Game (21:49)
- Prospects that Jeff will be watching at the upcoming Senior Bowl and Shrine Bowl games (24:22)
- Who is at the top of Jeff’s board heading into the 2016 NFL Draft (26:35)
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