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Notes: Lions quarterbacks, special teams ranked top 10 per USA TODAY

The Lions have a few top 10 units, according to USA TODAY.

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  • USA TODAY’s Nate Davis is ranking every team’s positional units. The Detroit Lions came in at ninth in both quarterbacks and special teams. Davis said of Matthew Stafford, “He's added the ability to consistently come through for his team in the clutch, putting that rocket arm and all of those unbelievable off-platform throws to good use.”

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  • A dozen contributors at MMQB combined to create a 12-team All-Time NFL Draft. Barry Sanders was taken 22nd overall, the fourth running back off the board. Other historic Lions taken in the top 100 of the draft were Joe Schmidt (44th), Dick “Night Train” Lane (45th), Calvin Johnson (55th) and Lem Barney (79th).