Kerryon Johnson

Kerryon Johnson

Height/Weight: 5' 11"/211 lbs
College: Auburn
Draft: 2018 2nd round (11th pick) by the
  • Tribune Publishing

    Lions' Dan Campbell defends team's shared decision-making structure

    Mar. 2—Before the Detroit Lions even began a search for their next coach and general manager, owner Sheila Ford Hamp said the team was open to a non-traditional power structure at the top of the organization. Now that the pieces are in place, with Brad Holmes as general manager and Dan Campbell as coach, the team's power structure still lacks formal definition, and that's by design. After ...

  • For the Lions, here's why drafting another tight end in the top 10 makes some sense
    The Detroit News

    For the Lions, here's why drafting another tight end in the top 10 makes some sense

    But as a coach, he's worked with the new-age type of tight end, such as Jared Cook in New Orleans last season. "I mean, when I played, I remember when I first came in the workout — I mean, about an hour in you might get to some ball drills," Campbell said, reflecting on his 10-year playing career. It was you line up, (get in) your stance and you're hitting bags, and you’re hitting sleds, and they’re running you through, you’re going to find out if you’re going to quit or not.

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    Lions GM Brad Holmes: This draft offers a good class of quarterbacks

    Mar. 2—While the cast of characters has been overhauled, the debate ahead of this year's NFL draft figures to be the same for the Detroit Lions — should the franchise draft a quarterback in the first round? Last year, with the jobs of general manager Bob Quinn and coach Matt Patricia hanging precariously in the balance ahead of the upcoming season, the Lions passed over quarterback prospects ...