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What's ahead for Detroit Lions rookies? Perhaps the hardest NFL offseason ever

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

It shouldn’t be an issue for Jeff Okudah.

The Detroit Lions’ first-round pick is a big enough talent and smart enough player that no matter what the rest of the NFL offseason looks like, Okudah should come in and be a Day 1 starter this fall.

“If we don’t have an offseason program, would it take him a couple of weeks? Maybe. You never know,” Lions general manager Bob Quinn said in his post-draft video conference Saturday.