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CB JEFF OKUDAH MATATA

By Marc Lawrence — Today we turn our focus to the NFC North as we continue to outline each team’s needs in the 2020 NFL Draft, courtesy of The Athletic. The Detroit Lions own the No. 3 pick and will likely select Ohio State CB Jeff Okudah. He is a near-perfect corner prospect with serious face-of-the-franchise potential. With that spot open on the depth chart, this seems like an easy choice either at No. 3 or after a trade to No. 5 to let the Dolphins get the QB they want (and charge them for the privilege). With a healthy Matthew Stafford returning at quarterback (the Lions were 0-8 with out him last season) they’ll likely focus on protecting him with an offensive lineman in the second-round. Rebuilding a defense that is badly in need of repair will also be a focus. To read the needs of other teams residing in the NFC Central click here.
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Cleveland unveiled its new uniforms for the 2020 season and beyond, which were inspired by the championship Browns teams of the past. Harkening back to its 1964 NFL title team led by legendary running back Jim Brown, Cleveland’s updated look will feature brown jerseys with white pants and white jerseys with brown pants. While those will be the primary combinations, the Browns’ new wardrobe will also include white jerseys and white pants. Now if the 2020 squad can step up and play like the championship team, all of last year’s misdeeds will be forgotten. See below…

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From the 2020 PLAYBOOK Football Preview Guide magazine: Tom Brady and Bill Belichick won 249 games together, over 100 more than any other quarterback-coach duo in NFL history. The year they did not win the title (2008) Brady blew out his ACL in the first game of the season.
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