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As Detroit Lions training camp gets underway, rookie wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown is under no illusion about the mountainous task that lies ahead. Despite the surge in Lions' hype and an unprecedented status as division favorites, St. Brown is adamant that success will hinge on hard work and commitment.
Amon-Ra St. Brown knows 2023 Detroit Lions must ‘put in the work’
Speaking post-practice, St. Brown made it clear that the Lions have to put in the work if they want to reach their goals.
“I think we're handling pretty well. You know, coming in as a rookie, I don't think the Lions at any hype, really. But from now til then it's a huge difference. And I'm glad to say that I was a part of it,” St. Brown explained after practice. “I was here for it all. I'm just excited. I know, this team is the coaches are, I mean, everyone is in this organization that is excited for the future, for what's to come. We've got to put the work in at the end of the day. Everyone can say this, that and the other. But if we don't, you know, we don't put the work in each day, you know, it's all for nothing.”
As the Lions prepare for their 2023 season opener against the Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs, it is clear that St. Brown, among others, is under no illusion that talk without action is futile.
- Detroit Lions training camp kicked off with their first practice.
- Rookie wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown emphasized the importance of hard work despite the hype.
- Lions are favorites to win their division for the first time in many years.
- Lions are set to open their 2023 NFL regular season against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Bottom Line – Success Requires Sweat
Despite the high expectations surrounding the Detroit Lions, it's reassuring to see rookie Amon-Ra St. Brown emphasizing the importance of hard work. The Lions' quest for success hinges not on hype, but on their commitment to putting in the work. The journey to the top is a long, uphill trek that requires more than just talent and expectations; it's about the blood, sweat, and tears shed on the training field. And with this mindset, the Lions are set to start their 2023 campaign with a strong footing.