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Lions Top Fantasy Players

These are the top fantasy football players of the Detroit Lions as ranked by Average Draft Position (ADP) in PPR-format mock drafts.

Data as of March 29, 2020.

# Name Pos Team ADP Bye
1 Kenny Golladay WR DET 2.09 5
2 Kerryon Johnson RB DET 4.03 5
3 Marvin Jones WR DET 9.01 5
4 T.J. Hockenson TE DET 11.03 5
5 Matthew Stafford QB DET 12.01 5
6 Matt Prater PK DET 14.10 5

Kenny Golladay

Kenny Golladay's current ADP is 2.09, which is the 9th pick of the 2nd round, and 21st selection overall.

Kenny Golladay Average Draft Position PPR

Kerryon Johnson

Kerryon Johnson's current ADP is 4.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 4th round, and 38th selection overall.

Kerryon Johnson Average Draft Position PPR

Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones's current ADP is 9.01, which is the 1st pick of the 9th round, and 96th selection overall.

Marvin Jones Average Draft Position PPR

T.J. Hockenson

T.J. Hockenson's current ADP is 11.03, which is the 3rd pick of the 11th round, and 123rd selection overall.

T.J. Hockenson Average Draft Position PPR

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford's current ADP is 12.01, which is the 1st pick of the 12th round, and 132nd selection overall.

Matthew Stafford Average Draft Position PPR

Matt Prater

Matt Prater's current ADP is 14.10, which is the 10th pick of the 14th round, and 166th selection overall.

Matt Prater Average Draft Position PPR

Detroit Lions 2019 Schedule

Week Home/Away Opponent
1 Away Arizona Cardinals
2 Home Los Angeles Chargers
3 Away Philadelphia Eagles
4 Home Kansas City Chiefs
6 Away Green Bay Packers
7 Home Minnesota Vikings
8 Home New York Giants
9 Away Las Vegas Raiders
10 Away Chicago Bears
11 Home Dallas Cowboys
12 Away Washington Redskins
13 Home Chicago Bears
14 Away Minnesota Vikings
15 Home Tampa Bay Buccaneers
16 Away Denver Broncos
17 Home Green Bay Packers

Detroit Lions News

Donald Parham, Lands in Los Angeles

Parham signed a two-year contract with the Chargers on Wednesday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

Analysis: Parham's most recent pro action came with the Dallas Renegades in the XFL, during which he logged 24 catches for 307 yards and four touchdowns across five contests. He also spent time in Washington as an undrafted rookie last offseason. The Stetson product will now get a shot to compete for a depth role in the Chargers' tight end corps.

Donald Parham player page.

March 25, 2020 12:18 PM EST


Eric Ebron, Joins Pittsburgh TE corps

Ebron will sign a two-year, $12 million deal with the Steelers, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

Analysis: Ebron is bouncing back from procedures in both of his ankles, but evidently the Steelers are comfortable with the way he's progressing and have added another pass-catching weapon for QB Ben Roethlisberger. When healthy, Ebron can be a useful red-zone option, as evidenced by the the fact the he scored 17 touchdowns in 27 games over the last two seasons he spent with the Colts.

Eric Ebron player page.

March 20, 2020 10:22 AM EST


Darren Fells, Re-signs with Houston

Fells is signing a two-year, $7 million contract to stay with the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Analysis: Fells signed a one-year, $1.5 million contract last offseason and went on to set career highs in every major receiving category: 34 catches for 341 yards and seven touchdowns on 48 targets. He's mostly been known for run blocking throughout his pro career, but he does have 17 TDs among his 102 catches, and his 12 red-zone targets last season were second most among Houston pass catchers. With Fells entering his age-34 season and likely to take on a good number of snaps again, the 2020 fantasy prospects for Jordan Akins (hamstring), Jordan Thomas and Kahale Warring don't look great. Expect the Texans to use some form of rotation at tight end, likely involving two or three players on a regular basis.

Darren Fells player page.

March 10, 2020 6:42 AM EST


Theo Riddick, Ready for free agency

Riddick (shoulder) has been medically cleared and is set to become an unrestricted free agent, Mike Klis of 9News Denver reports.

Analysis: Riddick signed with the Broncos in early August and suffered a shoulder fracture shortly thereafter. He may have been healthy enough to return from injured reserve in the second half of the season, but the Broncos used their two IR activations on Drew Lock and Tim Patrick. The 28-year-old running back now hopes to drum up interest on the open market as a passing-down specialist, a role in which he averaged 4.4 catches per game from 2015 to 2018 with the Lions.

Theo Riddick player page.

March 6, 2020 9:30 AM EST


Kenny Golladay, Candidate for contract extension

Golladay is a candidate for a contract extension this offseason, Chris Burke of the Athletic reports.

Analysis: Detroit's future at wide receiver isn't clear with each of Golladay, Marvin Jones and Danny Amendola under contact for no more than one more season. Extending Golladay thus seems like a no-brainer, and it seems likely that the Lions will also bring in a young body at the position through the draft or free agency.

Kenny Golladay player page.

March 3, 2020 7:58 AM EST