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Pros and cons for Detroit Lions picking up Jarrad Davis' fifth-year option

Free Press sports writer Dave Birkett breaks down everything he knows about how the Detroit Lions fared in the 2020 NFL draft. Detroit Free Press

The Detroit Lions have a big decision looming on whether to pick up the fifth-year option on linebacker Jarrad Davis’ contract.

Davis, the No. 21 overall pick in 2017, is signed through this season. But if the Lions want to exercise the option for the 2021 season, it will cost them about $10 million.

Here are pros and cons for the team picking up Davis’ option by Monday's deadline.