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Lions notes: Is drafting a running back in the top 20 a huge mistake?

Our friends over at Field Gulls think so.

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  • Interesting random fact: Golden Tate caught more screen passes than almost every running back in 2017. (Note: Alvin Kamara—not listed—led the league with 36):

  • Here’s Dan Orlovsky breaking down the top two passing plays from the Lions’ 2017 season:

  •’s Gregg Rosenthal thinks Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler would be a great fit in Detroit. “Adding Butler to a secondary with cornerback Darius Slay and safety Glover Quin would provide an identity for a generic Lions defense,” he writes.

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