Entered his rookie season with Detroit after being selected in the second round (53rd overall) of the 2017 NFL Draft.
Made his first start of the season against the 49ers in Week 2 (9/16).
Recorded a career-best six tackles (four solo) against the Dolphins in Week 7 (10/21).
- Contributed four total tackles (three solo) against Seahawks (10/28).
- Tallied three total tackles (three solo) against the Vikings (11/4).
- Contributed five total tackles against the Packers (12/30) in the Lions first shutout win since 1996.
Inactive in Weeks 1-3.
Appeared in his first game as a Lion on special teams Week 4 at Minnesota (10/1).
- Inactive in Week 5.
- Saw action on both defense and special teams in week 6 at New Orleans (10/15).
- Inactive in Week 8 vs. Pittsburgh (10/29).
- Recorded the first two tackles of his career on special teams in Week 9 at Green Bay (11/6).
- Inactive in Week 10 vs. Cleveland (11/12).
- Recorded a quarterback hit and one tackle on special teams at Chicago (11/19).
- Saw action in Week 12 vs. Minnesota (11/23), recording one solo tackle on defense and one quarterback hit.
- Recorded a solo tackle in Week 14 at Tampa Bay (12/10).
- Compiled three solo tackles in Week 15 vs. Chicago (12/16).
- Posted a season-high five tackles (four solo) in Week 16 at Cincinnati (12/24).