The Detroit Lions really stole the show on the second day of 2013 NFL Free Agency with the re-signing of CB Chris Houston and additions of ex-Seahawks DT Jason Jones, ex-Dolphins RB Reggie Bush and ex-Texans safety Glover Quin.
Albeit Detroit has been very quite on the open market since then (only re-signing center Dylan Gandy and safety Louis Delmas and announcing the retirement of left tackle Jeff Backus), the team’s handful of moves have made the Lions one of the most-improved teams since the start of the new league year (March 12) and have cut down on several of their missing holes heading into the 2013 NFL Draft.
Here’s a list of the Lions’ updated team needs (in no particular order) heading into the draft, which kicks off in a month.
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1. Offensive Line
Regardless of where Riley Reiff lines up on the line in 2013, the Lions will need to bolster their offensive line in the early rounds this April. Luke Joeckel won’t fall to the fifth sp...