Valenti Show - Detroit Lions Draft TE T.J. Hockenson

  • Published on Apr 26, 2019
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  • Josh Kulmatycki
    Josh Kulmatycki Month ago

    Who's here after the Cardinals TIE!!! 👇👇👇

  • Kevin Van Roekel
    Kevin Van Roekel 2 months ago

    Hockenson is a damn beast!

  • Austin Holler
    Austin Holler 2 months ago

    There’s absolutely nothing safe about picking a TE in the top 10. If anything it’s even more of a gamble considering the Ebron mess. However, People should love this pick because it’s actually exactly what we need on offense, a TE who’s actually a TE and can block, catch balls, be a check down, and move the sticks. Everybody just salty cause Josh Allen was right there but got snagged by the Jags. I know I was 😂 but now that I’ve had time to process it, I’m stoked about TJ.

  • Jon Kapler
    Jon Kapler 3 months ago

    were fine we got Austin Bryant in the 4th that was a STEAL so hockenfuss first round pick I'm cool with. we need weapons we need to score more points we need redzone tds. running or passing redzone tds. idc ill take them over fgs. n tj helps take away fg points n helps us get tds instead. so ill take him. hell some people wanted Rashawn gary ill take hock over gary. hell he funny as fuck if hock PANCAKES GARY. lol

  • Vincent Caeti
    Vincent Caeti 3 months ago

    Could not agree more on your statements, I love this pick

  • Trahern Moore
    Trahern Moore 5 months ago +1

    I think it was a good choice people complain about everything

  • Arthur Fonzarelli
    Arthur Fonzarelli 5 months ago

    It's 12 personnel with two tight ends not 21

  • sarplaninac13
    sarplaninac13 5 months ago

    Dam, don't know why valenti isn't a GM anywhere....oh yeah becsuse the big nose wop is an idiot

  • Tazz Loww
    Tazz Loww 5 months ago

    As long as the FORD'S own the lion's they WILL NEVER WIN!!!!!!!

  • Bananas Ooh nah nah
    Bananas Ooh nah nah 5 months ago

    Lol... who’s not going to like how this team plays if we win? That was a media guy statement. Lol.

  • Rodney Jones
    Rodney Jones 5 months ago

    Safety in rd1, just dumb as hell in rd2, mediocre in rd3, still missing in rd 4 and trying to find a hall of famer in 5 6 7 = 5- 11 !!!!!!!

  • stevesharik
    stevesharik 5 months ago +1

    Mike, 21 personnel is 2 backs, 1 TE. What you're envisioning is referred to as 12 personnel.

  • 1991mackstag
    1991mackstag 5 months ago

    Wtf is safe?...I'm dying to know!!!

  • Paul Likes Cashews
    Paul Likes Cashews 5 months ago +1

    I think Hockenson will improve the Lions more than Ed Oliver would have. Oliver was the best talent available at that position, but Hockenson fills an actual need on the team, and does something at TE we haven't seen; he will no longer telegraph ground or air plays before the snap. Lions inability to surprise other teams on offense is a detriment, and Hockenson's ability to block AND catch will be one less way Lions tip their hand to opposing teams.
    I like the pick.

  • Eric Bowman
    Eric Bowman 5 months ago

    ...what? A TE being drafted 8th overall is rare as hell. It’s happened, but it’s rare. How is doing something that almost never happens safe? I love the idea of Stafford having a potentially elite TE to throw to.

  • Dwayne Pierce II
    Dwayne Pierce II 5 months ago

    Valenti can get the fuck out my city. Bitch ass ain't even from Detroit why is he speaking about anything involving my city. Get your bitch ass outta here

  • joe smith
    joe smith 5 months ago +1

    Passing on oliver should get the gm fired immediately

    • BradBrochill23
      BradBrochill23 5 months ago

      TE was a bigger need plus people are sleeping on Da'shawn Hand

  • Neal Ebner
    Neal Ebner 5 months ago +5

    Hockenson is a better prospect comming out than Ebron was..

    • Paul Likes Cashews
      Paul Likes Cashews 5 months ago

      Exactly! Ebron came out with tape that shows poor effort and skill blocking as well as a history of dropped passes, but he was targeted so often his stats got padded and that's all anyone saw. Hockenson may not have the production numbers, but it was for lack of targets.

  • Roberto M
    Roberto M 5 months ago +5

    I loved this pick. Hockenson is a major upgrade from Ebron. Better blocker, better hands and route runner, but like all draft picks, time will be the judge.

  • Lonnie Bean
    Lonnie Bean 5 months ago

    See you in 2020 drafting top 10 ..

  • Lonnie Bean
    Lonnie Bean 5 months ago

    Tackles cant block so you draft a blocking tight end ?????

  • Lonnie Bean
    Lonnie Bean 5 months ago

    Same ol lions

  • Lonnie Bean
    Lonnie Bean 5 months ago

    Tight ends are luxury picks ...not in the 1st round ...

  • Lonnie Bean
    Lonnie Bean 5 months ago

    Another delusional draft

  • Dog Moon
    Dog Moon 5 months ago +1

    Superbowl bound!!!!

  • kaiser sosay
    kaiser sosay 5 months ago

    No ones going to be happy with a blocking tight end for the overall number 8.

  • Dustin Farley
    Dustin Farley 5 months ago +1

    It's good to see Valenti giving praise in a way to the Lions. Hopefully they keep doing things smartly. If you're in groups on facebook I see hundreds of opinions of Lions fans who are more understanding of the pick and the entire draft, even after Jahlani Tavai in the 2nd round. I liked the way we went on from there, we filled needs with high motor players who were teams leaders, with size and smarts. #OnePride

  • Darth Twerk
    Darth Twerk 5 months ago

    Why does everyone keep bagging on Pettigrew? He wasn't a world beater but he was a good player whose career got derailed by knee injuries.

    • Arthur Fonzarelli
      Arthur Fonzarelli 5 months ago

      Because he was at best an average tight end and they spent a first-round pick on him and you just expect a lot more from a first rounder

  • becomeanolive1
    becomeanolive1 5 months ago

    Matt Patricia is a Bozo who won the lottery due to a moronic organization. He's a fraud.

  • Dusty Lemieux
    Dusty Lemieux 5 months ago

    Quinn definitely wears whitey tighties.

  • Bestway Team Transport LLC

    I’m bagging on lions pick because
    No te gets enough touches to warrant a 1st round. Look how drafting all those wr’s in 1st screwed us for years.
    You build a winner from lines out plus a Qb.

    • BradBrochill23
      BradBrochill23 5 months ago

      regardless of position he was the best player available at a position of need. good pick

  • Jason Foster
    Jason Foster 5 months ago

    Can we add video of Valenti's first segment as he cracks of Gettleman and the Giants picking Jones? I want to share that with some Giants fans I know.

  • Mark Douglas
    Mark Douglas 5 months ago +1

    After this video I'm gonna watch a video of scheffler and pettigrew highlights. Staffords best season, he had two good tight ends.

  • machineunit
    machineunit 5 months ago

    There was little the Lions could do to upset you, Mike? I cannot WAIT to hear what you think about the 2nd round pick on Monday lmao.

  • luna
    luna 5 months ago

    You're going to love this guy. You should be more concerned if, in the long run, he loves you. After all , Detroit is a perennial loser. Pinch yourself.

  • Brett Sha
    Brett Sha 5 months ago

    So what if you are going off talent your going over the pro day numbers combine numbers and your top 4 guys are gone that you just would have loved and then your 5th option is a TE and you dont pick him that dont add up

  • Dewayne Coleman
    Dewayne Coleman 5 months ago

    I meant to say run more and pass less that'll add a few more years to Stafford's career.

  • Dewayne Coleman
    Dewayne Coleman 5 months ago +2

    I think it is an excellent pick. In my opinion I was thinking that they needed an OT, but with Hockenson as Valenti stated, you get that edge blocker, plus a fine Pass Catcher. And I also think by have him and James if they can run more and less, and, protect Stafford that'll add a few more seasons to Matthews career.

  • Anh Vo
    Anh Vo 5 months ago

    Next year Lions will be good team for real. Marvin jone, Galloday, Danny emandola now we get TJ Hockenson

  • manofsteel
    manofsteel 5 months ago

    Lol Hockenson didn't play against anyone good that's why he shined, Noah Fant took a lot of pressure off him to. Ebron had the same situation. Team is trash, pick is wasted. 6-10 at best, with two game winning field goals. Lions will score no more then 21 points a game, Stafford will be awful 3&Out king.

  • StaTiC MaJoR 20/20
    StaTiC MaJoR 20/20 5 months ago

    You don’t believe in Kerryon .. wow?? Dude is a STUD!

  • Sean McClumsey
    Sean McClumsey 5 months ago

    I don't understand the take here on TJ. Everything he says contradicts what he's saying about the pick.

  • Ray Love
    Ray Love 5 months ago

    Greedy Williams can't match up with Tj nor can LB"s or safeties Tj is a match up NIGHTMARE

  • Terry Chawa
    Terry Chawa 5 months ago

    Its just not a time to freak out.. let’s hope he’s a gronk kinda guy

  • Fred Potts
    Fred Potts 5 months ago +1

    Well said Mr. Valenti. I have faith in Quinn.

  • KobeLive16
    KobeLive16 5 months ago +3

    The fact that Valenti didn't hate on the Hockenson pick tells you all you need to know about how good of a pick this was because I remember after we took Ebust he shit all over that pick the day after we made it.

    • William Butlet
      William Butlet 5 months ago

      Ebron balling with the colts last I checked he made the pro bowl

    BRICKS 5 months ago +1

    Terrible pick

  • Madman Marko
    Madman Marko 5 months ago

    I'm a life long lions fan and I feel it was a horrible pick. Lions proved over and over they are not able to develop a tight end!

  • John Gwozdz
    John Gwozdz 5 months ago +1

    Mikes a big BLOWHARD. This guy is a loudmouth who knows more about New York sports then Detroit. I turned him off 3 yrs. ago and haven't regretted one bit.

  • trey demby
    trey demby 5 months ago

    But thats what people are mad about,he wasn't even a top 10 pick,okay since I like him so much lets get rid of Jesse James,Luke Wilson and more,u dont know shit about Lions football,think about this we had other need outside of a tight end,we drafted a linebacker and saftey in the second and third round,bitch u don't know shit cause we always do some dumb shit and expect you to accept it always,did u not look at out fucking schedule we going 6 and 10,picking top again now what,we could've got Devin Bush,no a fucking tight end really how many fucking tight ends we need

  • Jackson Pugh
    Jackson Pugh 5 months ago +1

    Tank for Trevor in 2 years and we'll be good

  • Jackson Pugh
    Jackson Pugh 5 months ago

    Taking him over Ed Oliver and Devin Bush was dumb. A Linebacker is far more important to a team than a tight end. However, TJ makes sense given the Lions new offensive scheme

  • ez iLL313
    ez iLL313 5 months ago +2

    My hat goes off to your remarks !! U surprised me and actually said what was accurate & mostly true about this draft pick & the history of the lions ...
    1st time I'm giving you a 👍

  • Michael Lane
    Michael Lane 5 months ago


    • Darian Hayes
      Darian Hayes 5 months ago

      might be the dumbest comment ive ever seen

  • Michael Silberman
    Michael Silberman 5 months ago

    The past is the past. This guy is a stud. Tough in the run game, good hands, fast, solid foundation for a lethal offense. Full faith in this team from top down. Also, a bit ridiculous to say if they go 6-10 everyone’s getting fired...Matt P’s second season, first with a roster he has a say in. Go Lions

  • Michael Lane
    Michael Lane 5 months ago

    Hockenson is way too slow..With Ed Oliver and Montez Sweat still available.This Quinn girl dont know how to draft.Also passed Greedy Williams in 2nd Rd.The browns took him wisely.DORSEY IS A BETTER GM THAN QUINN.YOU'LL SEE THIS SEASON.

  • Matthew Szerlag
    Matthew Szerlag 5 months ago

    Hopefully he'll produce this year, he'll definitely produce in his second year.

  • Christopher Salsbury
    Christopher Salsbury 5 months ago +1

    He's good, but I ain't passing on Ed Oliver. Smh. This is why the Lions are always picking where they pick. They never have the balls to make big moves.

    • I'm like Melo
      I'm like Melo 5 months ago

      Christopher Salsbury you a fucking crybaby boy😂😂😂

    • Christopher Salsbury
      Christopher Salsbury 5 months ago

      @I'm like Melo I never said to give everything away for a player. My point was simple. THEY NEVER MAKE BIG MOVES!!!! This franchise is trash and you know it. They can't develop talent, and the talent they do develop, leaves after a rookie contract. Then again. year after year all I hear Lions fans talk about is winning a playoff game. Winning their precious playoff game. How about getting a division title??? Learn HOW to win. Again, I hope I'm wrong about them this year, but I don't think I am. Maybe they back their asses into a 6th seed again and get taken out in the first round again. I understand loyalty to a team, but give me a damn break already. Why does this fan base not hold this team's feet to the fire??? Nope, you'll keep buying tickets and merchandise no matter how piss poor they are year after year. So sit back Lions fans and get ready for more subpar to mediocre Lions football!!!! One Pride??? My ass.

    • I'm like Melo
      I'm like Melo 5 months ago

      Christopher Salsbury lmao what law said it was the Detroit Lions responsibility to give away everything for Khalil Mack I’m done talking to you, you obviously think stupid thoughts

    • Christopher Salsbury
      Christopher Salsbury 5 months ago

      Yes there is. Why do people think rookies have to start from day 1??? Oliver would have been just fine getting to apprentice under some of those guys. Again, this team does not have the balls to make big moves. We let a divisional rival get Kalil Mack, we passed on Kareem Hunt. I hope and pray I'm wrong about then this year, but I don't see this team doing shit. Dont tell me you can't make room on the d line for a guy like Oliver when you're coming off a 6-10 season and still have not improved since 1991.

    • I'm like Melo
      I'm like Melo 5 months ago +1

      We gotta stop looking for reasons to be mad being upset about Ed Oliver is just that the defense wasn’t even the problem

  • Joel W
    Joel W 5 months ago +1

    6:28 *so it's the town not the player...hmmmm*

  • Austin Ryan
    Austin Ryan 5 months ago

    The Lions will abandon the "run the ball 1st" mentality by week 3!