Detroit Lions at Halfway Point: Position by Position Grades

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Oct 26, 2014; London, UNITED KINGDOM; Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) runs in for a touchdown during the second half of the game between the Detroit Lions and the Atlanta Falcons at Wembley Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Flynn-USA TODAY Sports

A-. The Lions signed Golden Tate in the offseason to be the solid number two receiver they’ve lacked in recent years, but Tate has given them so much more. He’s been one of the best free agent additions in the entire NFL and has performed like a bona fide number one receiver with Calvin Johnson out due to injury. Seeing glimpses of Corey Fuller’s development has been another bright spot from the first half of the season.. Halfway MVP. Golden Tate. WIDE RECEIVER