James Ihedigbo: Lions “Definitely Have Championship DNA”
James Ihedigbo is used to being with a winning organization after spending several seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. The hard-hitting safety signed with the Lions in the offseason and he believes this Lions teams “definitely has a championship DNA.”
“It’s one of those things, you can feel it,” Ihedigbo said, according to mlive.com. “With this team, I can feel the makings of a championship-DNA team. Are we willing to sacrifice? That’s the question, and I know we are. There are guys in this locker room that are willing to pay the price, whatever it is, to put the work in to be a champion. Yeah, we definitely have that championship DNA.”
Ihedigbo played a key role in the Ravens Super Bowl run two seasons ago, and he believes the Lions have undergone a culture change.
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“It’s one of those things you can’t really explain it, you can’t really talk about it because people just won’t understand it,” Ihedigbo said of the culture change that makes a champion. “You just have to watch and see, and when it unfolds, it’s going to be a special season.”