Rogers, Wojo and Niyo offer their final thoughts on the Lions' 2019 draft class. The Detroit News


The Detroit Lions’ nine-player NFL Draft class improved their odds of winning Super Bowl LIV after the 2019 season.

The Lions’ odds went to 66-1 from the 80-1 they were at before the draft, according to

Those odds are tied for 26th with Buffalo and Tampa Bay among the 32 NFL teams. Only Arizona (80-1), Cincinnati (100-1), Washington (100-1) and Miami (125-1) have worse odds.

The favorites are New England (8-1) and the L.A. Rams (9-1).

In addition, the Lions’ first-round draft pick, Iowa tight end T.J. Hockenson, has 12-1 odds of being named Offensive Rookie of the Year, according to Arizona quarterback Kyler Murray is the favorite at 5-2.

Super Bowl odds

New England Patriots 8-1

Los Angeles Rams 9-1

Kansas City Chiefs 10-1

New Orleans Saints 10-1

Cleveland Browns 14-1

Los Angeles Chargers 14-1

Philadelphia Eagles 14-1

Chicago Bears 16-1

Indianapolis Colts 16-1

Dallas Cowboys 25-1

Green Bay Packers 25-1

Houston Texans 25-1

Minnesota Vikings 25-1

Pittsburgh Steelers 25-1 

San Francisco 49ers 25-1

Atlanta Falcons 33-1

Baltimore Ravens 33-1

Jacksonville Jaguars 33-1

Seattle Seahawks 33-1

Oakland Raiders 40-1

Carolina Panthers 50-1

Denver Broncos 50-1

New York Giants 50-1

New York Jets 50-1

Tennessee Titans 50-1

Detroit Lions 66-1

Buffalo Bills 66-1

Tampa Bay Buccaneers 66-1

Arizona Cardinals 80-1

Cincinnati Bengals 100-1

Washington Redskins 100-1

Miami Dolphins 125-1


Tight end T.J. Hockenson, the Lions' first-round draft pick from Iowa, meets the media at the Detroit Lions' training facility in Allen Park on April 26, 2019. The Detroit News

Offensive Rookie of the Year odds

Kyler Murray, Arizona QB, 5-2 

Dwayne Haskins, Washington QB, 7-1 

Josh Jacobs, Oakland RB, 9-1 

Marquise Brown, Baltimore WR, 10-1 

Mecole Hardman, Kansas City WR, 10-1 

Drew Lock, Denver QB, 12-1 

T.J. Hockenson, Detroit TE, 12-1 

Deebo Samuel, San Francisco WR, 16-1 

N'Keal Harry, New England WR, 16-1 

Daniel Jones, N.Y. Giants QB, 18-1 

A.J. Brown, Tennessee WR, 20-1 

D.K. Metcalf, Seattle WR, 20-1

Miles Sanders, Philadelphia RB, 20-1 

Noah Fant, Denver TE, 20-1 

Parris Campbell, Indianapolis WR, 20-1 

Detroit Lions draft picks

First round (No. 8 overall): Iowa TE T.J. Hockenson

Second round (No. 43): Hawaii LB Jahlani Tavai

Third round (No. 81): Boston College S Will Harris

Fourth round (No. 117): Clemson DE Austin Bryant

Fifth round (No. 146): Penn State CB Amani Oruwariye

Sixth round (No. 184): Old Dominion WR Travis Fulgham

Sixth round (No. 186): Maryland RB Ty Johnson

Seventh round (No. 224): Georgia TE Isaac Nauta

Seventh round (No. 229): Arizona DT PJ Johnson