2021 NFL free agency: The 10 best remaining fits for the Detroit Lions
The Lions opened the league’s new year by re-signing Romeo Okwara to a three-year, $39 million deal. Related: Early Detroit Lions depth chart: Strengths, weaknesses, holes to fill after first wave of free agency ($)NFL mock draft roundup: Lions remain tied to top receivers, Micah Parsons after recent movesThe Lions remain in need of depth in more than a couple of spots, including receiver, linebacker and the secondary. Indy declined his fifth-year option this time last year, with Pro Football Focus projecting Hooker gets a one-year, $2 million deal this offseason. The five-time Pro Bowl guard started nine games for new Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn in Los Angeles last season. Hayward led the NFL with seven interceptions back in 2016, which is the same amount of passes he’s picked off in the four seasons combined since.mlive.com
Barkley, 49ers hit with potentially season-ending injuries
Start with running back, where Giants star Saquon Barkley is believed to have torn the ACL in his right knee early in their loss at Chicago. The 49ers' Jimmy Garoppolo tried to play through a right ankle injury before Nick Mullens took over for the second half. Tevin Coleman also left San Francisco's win over the Jets with a late knee injury. Along with Lock and Sutton, the Broncos lost defensive end Dre'Mont Jones to a knee injury in their defeat at Pittsburgh. Washington guard Brandon Scherff, who left early in Arizona with a knee injury, was among the offensive linemen hurt around the NFL on Sunday.