Okudah's agent Kevin Conner of Universal Sports and Entertainment Management told ESPN

The Detroit Lions are trading cornerback Jeff Okudah to the Atlanta Falcons.

A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter that in return,

The Falcons would send a fifth-round pick in this year's draft to the Lions.

The move represents a new beginning for Okudah,

A young corner who was the third pick in the 2020 NFL Draft out of Ohio State.

Okudah was limited to only 10 games in his first two pro seasons due to injuries.

He started 15 games for the Lions in the 2022 season and at the start of the season

Played my best football. He set career highs in tackles and passes defended in 2022, recording his first career pick-six.

The Lions added cornerbacks Cam Sutton and Emmanuel Mosley in free agency this offseason.