Sammy Watkins talks about potentially joining Lions

Mike Ehrmann

Sammy Watkins is already thinking about what it would be like to play in the Detroit Lions offense.

The Detroit Lions may have already signed Golden Tate to address their need for help at wide receiver, but they could still use one more talent upgrade to really solidify the position. Chances are that talent upgrade will come in the draft since this year's wide receiver class is filled with so much talent.

Leading the way at wide receiver is Clemson's Sammy Watkins. It seems highly, highly unlikely that Watkins will fall to the 10th overall pick, but never say never. Crazier things have happened in the draft, and the Lions could always try to trade up for him.

Regardless of how it happens, Watkins would be quite excited to end up in Detroit. In fact, he's already thinking about what it would be like to join the Lions offense. From FOX Sports:

"I think that would be crazy," Watkins told FOXSports.com. "You wouldn’t be able to double-guard Megatron. You wouldn’t be able to double-guard me. Basically it would be pick your poison and then you have Golden Tate in the slot. He runs nice routes and is a very physical guy. Then you have Reggie Bush in the backfield. There would be a lot of speed in that offense.

"That’s the type of offense that I want to play in. It’s a very explosive offense. Being with good coaches, an older wide receiver and a quarterback would definitely help me out a lot."

It's certainly a nice dream for the Lions. Just imagine if they lined up with Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate and Watkins at wide receiver and Reggie Bush and Joique Bell at running back. Or, you could take out a running back and put in Brandon Pettigrew or Joseph Fauria at tight end. There would be many different options, and I'm sure offensive coordinator Joe Lombardi would be quite pleased with having so many different weapons at his disposal.

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