NFL Free Agency Reset: 10 Valuable Players Still Available to Detroit Lions

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Sep 7, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor (24) breaks up a pass intended for Cleveland Browns wide receiver Travis Benjamin (11) in the end zone during the second half at Heinz Field. Pittsburgh won the game, 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Jason Bridge-USA TODAY Sports

1. Ike Taylor

As far as top-flight veterans go, Taylor’s name is at the top of the list given what he’s accomplished with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Taylor is a tough, physical corner and someone capable of filling in depending on what happens with Rashean Mathis. Like Mathis, there’s a question about tire tread, but if someone wants to pay Mathis more than what Detroit feels he’s worth, they could attempt to get a year out of Taylor and select another rookie for him to help bring along.

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