Detroit Lions defensive end Romeo Okwara is coming off a career season, and now, he’ll have the chance to cash in on the open market.
Minutes ago, ESPN’s Ian Rapoport reported that the Lions will not be franchise tagging Okwara, meaning he’ll be a free-agent.
The #Lions are not franchise tagging DE Romeo Okwara, source said. An underrated player coming off his best season yet, he’ll be coveted in free agency.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 9, 2021
In 2020, Okwara registered 10 sacks and forced three fumbles.