Hyder joined the Lions as a member of the practice squad in 2015 following a stint with the New York Jets practice squad in 2014. Entered the NFL with the Jets as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2014 out of Texas Tech. Emerged on the scene as the team's sack leader with 8.0 in 2016 in his breakout year in which he also totaled 36 tackles (23 solo), 11 tackles for loss and 19 QBH.
Hyder Jr. on returning from injury
DE Kerry Hyder Jr. talks about returning from last season's injury and improving during minicamp.
Hyder Jr. on preparing for next season
DE Kerry Hyder Jr. talks about how he plans to ramp up his training in the offseason in preparation for next season and about how proud he was to see the growth some of his teammates made this season.
Hyder Jr. on looking forward to joint practices
DE Kerry Hyder Jr. talks about he is looking forward to practicing against the Colts in joint practices this week.
Hyder on new opportunity this season
DE Kerry Hyder Jr. is focused on putting last year behind him after the Lions first practice in pads.
Teeing it up with Twentyman: Kerry Hyder Jr.
DE Kerry Hyder Jr. competes in Tim Twentyman’s annual closest to the pin contest.
Hyder on striving to improve
DE Kerry Hyder talks about striving to become better despite individual success last season and what he remembers from his rookie minicamps.
Kerry Hyder 2016 highlights
View highlights of DE Kerry Hyder from 2016.