Oct 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Pierre Thomas (23) runs the ball during the third quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
4. Pierre Thomas, RB
The Lions seem destined to draft a running back this year, but if they wanted to add a veteran that could help continue the easy transition of the offense, Thomas could be that guy, considering he was immersed in Joe Lombardi’s system in New Orleans. Thomas is an excellent receiver out of the backfield, and doesn’t have nearly as many miles on his tires as many running backs do at age 30 considering the balanced system he came from. For the Lions, signing Thomas might make plenty of sense.
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