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Lions Achieve Impressive Milestone for First Time in 10 Years

Isaiah De Los Santos
The Detroit Lions hit an impressive milestone for the first time in 10 years during the 2021-22 season.
The Detroit Lions hit an impressive milestone for the first time in 10 years during the 2021-22 season. / Rey Del Rio/GettyImages

Dan Campbell ushered in massive changes to the Detroit Lions in first year as head coach. Detroit showed a fight that it lacked in recent years, and that perseverance led to some wins down the stretch despite starting 0-10-1.

The way Campbell was able to get the most out players up and down the roster is exemplified in the rare milestone the Lions reached this season.

Safety Tracy Walker was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week 18, joining Jared Goff and Riley Patterson as the other Detroit players to win POTW in their respective areas. That marks the first time since 2011 the Lions have at least one POTW in each category.

It's clear Detroit has a solid foundation to build off of heading into 2022. Campbell has instilled a culture shift of competing no matter the score, and the roster has bought in.

Rookies Penei Sewell and Amon-Ra St. Brown give this offense two exciting pieces for years to come, and now the Lions are in position to draft a top defensive player with the No. 2 pick. The future is bright in Detroit with Campbell and GM Brad Holmes steering the ship.

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