2014 NFL Draft Needs: Detroit Lions
2014 NFL Draft Needs: Detroit Lions

This article is part of our NFL Draft series.

Areas of Need

1. Wide Receiver

Be it at wide receiver or tight end, the Lions can't go any longer without finding a complementary threat to take some of the pressure off Calvin Johnson. Kris Durham simply isn't good enough, while the 32-year-old Nate Burleson will likely be an offseason cap casualty. Even if Burleson sticks around, he should probably only be a No. 3 or No. 4 wideout at this stage in his career.

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Jerry Donabedian
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