Detroit Lions fourth-round pick Da’Shawn Hand didn’t rock the league in his rookie year. With just 27 tackles Graham Glasgow Jersey White , 3.0 sacks and two forced fumbles, Hand didn’t really move the needle in terms of national attention.However, by non-traditional statistics, Hand was a beast. In just a rotational role with the team, Hand produced 25 quarterback pressure and 18 defensive stops. As a result, his Pro Football Focus grade was an outstanding 87.3, much higher than any other rookie interior defender, and good for 13th among all defensive tackles.But it was his pass rush that really stood out among the rest. With a 79.5 pass rush grade (fifth among all DTs), Hand made PFF history:Now http://www.lionslockerroom.com/authentic-tracy-walker-jersey , no one here is claiming that Da’Shawn Hand is a better pass rusher than Aaron Donald or even that he had a better rookie year. Just look at Donald’s stats back in 2014: 47 tackles, 9.0 sacks, two forced fumbles. Donald was able to produce consistent pressure his rookie season, and did it as a starter.But this is still obviously a very promising start for the Lions’ young defensive tackle. As his role only increases, let’s hope Hand can get even a fraction of the production Donald has had since his rookie year. The Lions came in at 20th in NFL.com’s post-2018 season power rankings. Too low? Too high? Sandman created a highlight reel from Kerryon Johnson’s rookie season. You may want to be alone when you watch this: Hall of Famer Rod Woodson believes Darius Slay is a top-five cornerback in the NFL right now. See what else the former Raiders defensive back had to say about Slay here.Kerryon Johnson seems a little excited to have another Auburn Tiger in the house, after the Lions announced they signed linebacker Tre’ Williams earlier on Wednesday: Barry Sanders, who went through his own issues with the franchise, is optimistic that Calvin Johnson will, one day Miles Killebrew Jersey White , smooth things over with the Lions. Assuming the Lions don’t get Golden Tate back, they’re going to have to replace a lot of production from their 2018 offensive skill players: ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Rick Forzano, who was the coach of the Detroit Lions during the mid-1970s and hired a young Bill Belichick to work on his staff, has died. He was 90.The Lions said Thursday night that Forzano’s family confirmed his death. He died Wednesday.Forzano coached the Lions for the 1974 and 1975 seasons, plus the first four games in 1976. He went 15-17.“Rick was a wonderful man and we are truly saddened by the news of his passing,” Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford said in a statement. “On behalf of me, my family and the Lions organization, I would like to extend my deepest sympathies to the entire Forzano family.”Forzano was also the head coach at Connecticut (1964-65) and Navy (1969-72).Forzano’s staffs in Detroit included future NFL head coaches Raymond Berry Womens Jalen Reeves-Maybin Jersey , Joe Bugel and Jerry Glanville. After graduating from Wesleyan, Belichick was a special assistant with the Baltimore Colts in 1975. He then joined Forzano’s staff with the Lions.“He’s coaching guys that, he’s younger than they are,” Forzano said in 2017 for an NFL Films video about him and Belichick. “But they just accepted him.”Belichick was an assistant special teams coach for Detroit. He would also coach tight ends and receivers for the Lions before joining the Denver Broncos‘ staff in 1978.Born in Akron, Ohio, Forzano graduated from Kent State in 1951. He coached high school for five years before a college coaching career that included stops as an assistant at Wooster (1956), Kent State (1957-58) and Navy (1959-63).In between his head coaching jobs at UConn and Navy, he was an NFL assistant with St. Louis and Cincinnati. He joined the Lions as an assistant in 1973 before becoming their head coach.