Detroit Lions: Five Upgradeable Positions To Watch During Free Agency

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Nov 9, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions kicker Matt Prater (5) walks off the field after a field goal was blocked and return to the five yard line during the third quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

4. Kicker.

Obviously, kicking was a struggle for the Lions the better part of 2014. Fortunately, they have a perfect free agent option in-house in Matt Prater to solve that issue. Prater also seems motivated to stay with the Lions. The problem? Price was a major reason Prater was axed in Denver, and with a tightening cap, Detroit might not shell out big money for a kicker either. Considering his up and down 2014 season after joining Detroit, Prater should come at a better value now, but could the team still consider replacing him?

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