Detroit Lions: Five Upgradeable Positions To Watch During Free Agency

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Jan 4, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Detroit Lions wide receiver Golden Tate (15) runs for a touchdown against Dallas Cowboys free safety J.J. Wilcox (27) in the NFC Wild Card Playoff Game at AT&T Stadium. Dallas beat Detroit 24-20. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY Sports

In 2014, the Detroit Lions set their own standard on how to approach the NFL’s free agency period. They secured their top target Golden Tate quickly, then slowly and selectively proceeded to plug in plenty of quality fixes within other spots.

This offseason, there aren’t as many glaring holes to be patched as in the past, but there’s one significant question mark that will hang over the team’s entire free agency period until it’s resolved.

From there, what spots could the Lions choose to look the closest at for upgrades? Here’s a top five, along with some potential additions to remember.

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