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Lions notes: Detroit’s WRs rank 7th in the NFL per PFF

The Lions wideouts are good, but not top-five worthy according to PFF.

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You’ve probably seen it by now, but the Detroit Lions’ trio of receivers have done something this year that no other team can claim: Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones Jr. and Golden Tate have all surpassed 50 yards in all four games this season.

But do the Lions have the best receivers in the league? According to Pro Football Focus, they aren’t even in the top five through the first quarter of the season. PFF ranked all 32 teams by wide receiver group, and the Lions came in at seventh overall, behind the Vikings, Rams and among others.

PFF had some eye-opening stats about Golladay’s season thus far. “Second-year wideout Kenny Golladay has had an excellent start to the season, ranking among the league’s top-10 in both explosive plays (11) and contested catches (five),” according to the advanced stats site.

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