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Notes: Breaking down the Detroit Lions’ needs, potential fits with Lions Wire’s Erik Schlitt

We joined the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast to preview the team’s offseason.

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With free agency now less than two weeks away, it’s time to take a good look at the Detroit Lions’ roster. By now we’ve got a pretty good handle of what the Lions’ needs are, but there are still important decisions (like what to do with Darius Slay) that could significantly alter Detroit’s plans.

But assessing needs in only half the battle. The Lions also need to figure out the best way to address those needs, whether it be by free agency, the NFL Draft or even by a trade.

So this week, I joined my good friend Erik Schlitt on the Detroit Lions Breakdown Podcast to assess the Lions’ current roster and go over ways to fix their biggest needs. We literally go position-by-position and discuss our favorite targets both in free agency and the NFL Draft to fill where we believe the Lions have the most important holes on the roster.

  • PFF’s Mike Renner spoke with Tori Petry about trading down options in the draft, and some Day 2 prospects he’d see if in Detroit:

  • There’s a new CBA proposal out for a vote. A few Lions (and former Lions) players weighed in on what they think:

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