Jamaal Williams discusses Lions’ Super Cup aspirations and leadership role – Morning Sun

A dropping season in 2021 hasn’t stopped the Detroit Lions from surpassing Jamaal Williams’ expectations for subsequent season.

Williams, who’s coming into his second season with the Lions, outlined his clear objectives at a press convention with native reporters on Wednesday.

“It is actually simply us arising with a brand new mindset,” Williams mentioned. “It comes with that, simply figuring out that we wish to go to the Tremendous Bowl. To start with, now we have to have the mindset now, so final yr was final yr. It is a new yr. On the identical time, all of us want to return collectively.

Together with her eager for the Tremendous Bowl, the comeback realizes she should step into a bigger management position. 5 years of NFL expertise is among the many greatest on the checklist as Detroit is within the strategy of restructuring with the youth.

Regardless of Williams’ media-friendly persona, he mentioned Wednesday he most well-liked to let the sport do the speaking. Whereas that is her purpose, she understands that for the crew to achieve success, she should step up with a vocal perspective.

Jamaal Williams (30), outpost of the Detroit Lions, reacts to a one-yard area purpose run in opposition to the Baltimore Ravens within the second half of an NFL soccer sport in Detroit, Sunday, September 26, 2021. (AP Photograph/Tony Ding)

“I am the chief of the crew,” Williams mentioned. “Now that I am one of many vets on the crew, I’ve to set an instance. Generally I will have to speak. I do not like to speak, I actually do not prefer it. I choose to point out it on the sector and do it that means. However I’ve to take steps to enhance it. If you wish to enhance your self, it’s a must to change one thing. And generally in case you do not wish to enhance, you are comfy the place you might be, however I do. So one of many issues I would like to enhance is to speak a little bit extra collectively.

“I must be extra conscious of my setting, my teammates, my coaches. I really feel like I may give extra and I’m.”

In the course of the boot camp, the Lions will take to the nationwide stage. HBO is bringing its cameras to Allen Park for its hit present ‘Arduous Knocks’, which supplies followers an in-depth have a look at a crew within the preseason.

The Detroit Lions slammed Jamaal Williams (30) into the Atlanta Falcons inside defender Deion Jones (45) in the second half of an NFL football game on Sunday, December 26, 2021, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
The Detroit Lions slammed Jamaal Williams (30) into the Atlanta Falcons inside defender Deion Jones (45) within the second half of an NFL soccer sport on Sunday, December 26, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photograph/Brynn Anderson)

Regardless of being successful with reporters and prone to be featured throughout ‘Arduous Knocks’, Williams has made it clear that he is not frightened about having the cameras round.

“I simply wish to play soccer,” he mentioned operating. “All it means is that extra cameras going round are taking a look at me. I do not care, I simply wish to play soccer and I wish to win a Tremendous Bowl this yr.”

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