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Lions CB Jeff Okudah on recovering from injury: 'I feel like I've been hungry like I haven't ate in years'
Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah has been no stranger to on-the-field hardship since joining Detroit. After suffering a torn Achilles in Week 1 of the 2021 season, the Ohio State product is "hungry" to get back on the field once again.
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Thursday, May 26
With starter Lamar Jackson absent from OTAs, the Baltimore Ravens signed a backup quarterback on Thursday in veteran Brett Hundley.
NFL Power Rankings, Week 2: Steelers, Saints soar; Packers, Titans plummet
With Week 1 officially in the books, Dan Hanzus unveils his rankings for all 32 teams heading into Week 2. How high did the Steelers climb? How far did the Packers fall?
NFL roundup: Latest league news from Monday, Sept. 13
The Lions have lost starting CB Jeff Okudah for the season. Plus, news and notes on injuries and transactions from Monday of Week 2 of the 2021 NFL season.
NFL Week 1 underdogs: Ben Roethlisberger, Lions, Andy Dalton among 10 to track
Can an aging Big Ben rekindle old form to out-sling Josh Allen? Does Cleveland's new-look defense have what it takes to stop Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs? Marc Sessler identifies 10 underdogs to track in Week 1 of the 2021 regular season.
2021 NFL training camps: 21 things we learned after first 2 weeks
What's the latest on the health of Saquon Barkley, Dak Prescott and Odell Beckham Jr.? Could the Colts turn to a rookie quarterback to fill in for Carson Wentz? Gregg Rosenthal takes a look at the juiciest tidbits escaping from training camps across the NFL.
Cowboys' Trevon Diggs, Bears' Jaylon Johnson among cornerbacks set for Year 2 breakout in 2021
Will Trevon Diggs step up for the Cowboys? Is Jaylon Johnson ready for a premier role in the Bears' secondary? Gil Brandt lists nine cornerbacks ready for Year 2 breakouts in 2021.
Dan Campbell: Former first-round CB Jeff Okudah becoming a 'bad dude' in Lions secondary
Jeff Okudah is having a much better go of it in his second season in Detroit. The corner has reportedly stood out during camp as one of the top players on a questionable defense.
NFL players who NEED strong training camp: Tua Tagovailoa, Jeff Okudah, Darrell Henderson top list
Can Tua Tagovailoa take the Dolphins to the next level? Will Jeff Okudah overcome a disastrous rookie season? Is Darrell Henderson ready to fill the void left by Cam Akers' injury? Adam Schein spotlights nine players who NEED a strong training camp.
2021 NFL season: Projecting the most improved player on each NFC team
Will the Cardinals fully exploit Isaiah Simmons' rare versatility in Year 2? Is Washington RB Antonio Gibson about to emerge as one of the NFL's best playmakers? Cynthia Frelund uses analytics to project the player who'll improve the most on each NFC team in 2021.
Roundup: Jets sign WR Elijah Moore to rookie contract
The New York Jets have signed second-round WR Elijah Moore while the New England Patriots have signed second-round DT Christian Barmore. Plus, other news happening around the NFL on Wednesday.
NFC North training camp preview: Will Justin Fields show out? Will Aaron Rodgers show up?
Will Justin Fields force the Bears to start him? Will Aaron Rodgers force the Packers to trade him? And who DOESN'T have cornerback questions in the NFC North? Tom Blair provides a training camp preview for the division, with position battles and key players to watch across all four rosters.
State of the 2021 Detroit Lions: Dan Campbell era begins with promise after transformative offseason
It's been a transformative offseason in Detroit, with Dan Campbell and Brad Holmes taking the reins. How will this new era begin? Adam Rank addresses the state of the Lions ahead of the 2021 NFL season.
NFC North projected starters: Bears begin new era at QB; boom or bust for Vikings
Will rookies Justin Fields and Teven Jenkins spark a breakthrough by the Bears? Can the Vikings overcome some major question marks? Gregg Rosenthal projects the starters for every team in the NFC North.
Lions CB Jeff Okudah 'grateful' for new defensive coaches Glenn, Pleasant after year under Patricia
Jeff Okudah, the consensus top corner in last year's draft, looked lost on the field in former coach Matt Patricia's defense. After meeting with his new Lions coaches, Okudah says he's on the right path.
2020 NFL rookie grades, NFC North: Vikings shine; Packers wasting time?
How did the Vikings' gargantuan group of newbies perform in Year 1? Did the Packers blow it with a long-view approach to the 2020 NFL Draft? Gennaro Filice grades the rookie class of each NFC North team.
How Ohio State CB Shaun Wade plans to keep memory of slain friend alive
He protected him from a world of drugs and violence, but Shaun Wade's close friend couldn't save himself. Now, the Ohio State cornerback vows to keep Jacoby Wright's memory alive forever.
Lions rookie CB Jeff Okudah to undergo season-ending core muscle surgery
Lions CB Jeff Okudah, the No. 3 overall pick of the 2020 NFL Draft, will undergo core muscle surgery on Tuesday, knocking him out for the remainder of the season, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Saturday, via an informed source.
Injury roundup: Bucs' Mike Evans expected to play vs. Saints
Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Mike Evans is likely to play in Week 1 vs. the Saints barring a setback, according to NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.
2020 NFL season: 1 pivotal rookie for each of the 32 teams
Which newbies must deliver for their respective teams to succeed in 2020? Lance Zierlein identifies one pivotal rookie for each of the NFL's 32 organizations.
Best/worst-case projections for notable defensive NFL rookies
With training camps in full swing, Daniel Jeremiah unveils his projections for seven of the NFL's top defensive rookies in 2020. Will Chase Young post double-digit sacks for Washington?
Lions agree with No. 3 overall pick Jeff Okudah on rookie contract
The Lions will have their top draft pick under contract when training camp opens later this month. Detroit reached an agreement Monday on a four-year contract with No. 3 overall pick CB Jeff Okudah.
NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year candidates: Chase Young in front
Chase Young seems primed for a big first season, but which of his fellow rookies poses the biggest threat to his chances of winning the Defensive Rookie of the Year award? Lance Zierlein unveils his top eight contenders for the hardware.
State of the Franchise: Make-or-break year for current Lions regime
The Lions' first two seasons under Matt Patricia didn't exactly go as planned, with the first-time head coach posting a 9-22-1 record and owning the NFC North cellar. Consequently, 2020's a make-or-break year in Detroit. Adam Rank examines the state of the franchise.
Pelissero: Jeff Okudah's sophomore season over after ruptured Achilles in Week 1
NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reports Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah's sophomore season over after ruptured Achilles in Week 1.
Jeff Okudah, Lions coaches get heated on sideline
Detroit Lions cornerback Jeff Okudah gets heated with the coaches on the sideline against the San Francisco 49ers.
Rapoport: Jeff Okudah will report to training camp 'fully healthy' after core muscle surgery
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports Detroit Lions CB Jeff Okudah will report to training camp "fully healthy" after undergoing core muscle surgery.
Lions vs. Panthers highlights | Week 11
Watch all the highlights from the Week 11 matchup between the Detroit Lions and Carolina Panthers.
Lions vs. Cardinals highlights | Week 3
Watch the highlights from the Detroit Lions road win against the Arizona Cardinals in Week 3 of the 2020 NFL regular season.
Jeff Okudah gets payback on Kyler Murray with his first career INT
Detroit Lions rookie cornerback Jeff Okudah gets payback on Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray by undercutting a throw for his first career interception
Jeff Okudah picks up TFL as Lions sniff out Cards' trick play
Detroit Lions rookie cornerback Jeff Okudah picks up a tackle for loss as the Lions sniff out the Arizona Cardinals' trick play.
'GMFB': Defensive rookies we're most excited to see in 2020
The "Good Morning Football" crew highlights defensive rookies they're most excited to see in 2020.
Current, former CFB players react to Big Ten, Pac-12 postponements
Current and former college football players react to the Big Ten and Pac-12 2020 football season postponements.
Rapoport: Lions reach contract agreement with Jeff Okudah
NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Detroit Lions reach contract agreement with rookie cornerback Jeff Okudah.
Lions select Jeff Okudah with No. 3 pick in 2020 draft
The Detroit Lions select Ohio State cornerback Jeff Okudah with the No. 3 overall pick in Round 1 of the 2020 NFL Draft.
Jeff Okudah's 2020 NFL Scouting Combine workout
Watch Ohio State Buckeyes defensive back Jeff Okudah's 2020 NFL Scouting Combine workout.
Simulcam: Jeff Okudah takes on Stephon Gilmore, Marshon Lattimore
Check out this Simulcam of Ohio State Buckeyes cornerback Jeff Okudah taking on New England Patriots CB Stephon Gilmore and New Orleans Saints CB Marshon Lattimore in the 40-yard dash.