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WEEK IN REVIEW: Lions active in free agency

Detroit Lions
29 Mar 2020, 00:25 GMT+10

The Detroit Lions have had a busy start to free agency.

So far, the team has signed eight free agents, agreed to terms with three others, re-signed linebacker Miles Killebrew and offensive lineman Oday Aboushi, traded for safety Duron Harmon and traded cornerback Darius Slay to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Needless to say, the roster is going to look very different in 2020.

Newly signed linebacker Jamie Collins believes the Lions are ready to win now, and he's up for the challenge of making it happen.

"One play here, one play there," Collins said. "When you're a player, you look at the game different than outsiders and fans. We break down the game and process the game and digest the game just different than the average person.

"It's always one or two plays that's the difference in the game and I just feel like me being a veteran now, I can bring some veteran, some professional little things to get us over the top, and I'm definitely up for the challenge."

Get to know all of the newest Lions:

Linebacker Jamie Collins: Photos | Highlights | Interview Quarterback Chase Daniel: Photos | Highlights | Interview Wide receiver Geremy Davis: Photos Safety Duron Harmon: Photos | Highlights | Interview Safety Jayron Kearse: Photos | Highlights Linebacker Elijah Lee: Photos Cornerback Tony McRae: Photos | Highlights Linebacker Reggie Ragland: Photos Defensive tackle Danny Shelton: Photos | Highlights | Interview Cornerback Desmond Trufant: Photos | Highlights | Interview Tackle Halapoulivaati Vaitai: Photos | Highlights | Interview Defensive tackle Nick Williams: Photos | Highlights | Interview

MEET THE PROSPECT

Each week leading up to the 2020 NFL Draft, we'll be taking a look at three prospects who could interest the Lions. Meet the first three prospects below:

Cornerback Jeff Okudah Defensive tackle Derrick Brown Defensive end Chase Young

OTHER NOTEWORTHY ITEMS

Read how Matthew & Kelly Stafford are helping to support Metro Detroit's community fight against COVID-19. Tim Twentyman takes a look at how all four teams in the NFC North are faring in free agency so far. Catch up on all the highlights from ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest national conference call.

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