Detroit Lions: 3 free agent wide receivers to consider signing

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The Detroit Lions have a tremendous collection of wide receivers, but the organization could use a pass-catcher to round out their depth chart.  Here are three options.

Recently the Detroit Lions lost free agent pass-catcher Geronimo Allison after he decided to opt-out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Allison wasn’t expected to make a massive impact on the season, but he is a tremendous run-blocker, something many folks may not notice considering the position he plays.  Along with that, Allison would have been able to provide quarterback Matthew Stafford with a reliable option if injuries happened to occur.

Recently the Detroit Lions brought in Chris Hogan, yes, a former Patriot for a workout.  Hogan would eventually sign with the New York Jets and basically end up being Sam Darnold’s number one receiver.  That’s how thin the Jets are at the receiver position.  Detroit also worked out speedster Shelton Gibson, but nothing seemed to materialize.

The Lions certainly have a need at the bottom of their depth chart.  We should be excited to see Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones, and Danny Amendola go to work, but if injuries occur the organization needs a backup plan.  Detroit opted to move kick return specialist Jamal Agnew from the cornerback position to play exclusively as a receiver. Agnew will compete with Cephus and Hall for a final roster spot.

Rookie Quintez Cephus is expected to see a role, and deep-threat Marvin Hall has the potential to round out this roster, but the Lions should consider bringing in a few players to compete with both Cephus and Hall.

Here are three wide receivers the Detroit Lions should consider bringing into training camp.