Six Free Agents the Detroit Lions should be looking at right now

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Terrance Knighton

Colt Aug 13, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Washington Redskins defensive tackle Terrance Knighton (98) in a preseason NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns at FirstEnergy Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Compared to his past seasons, Pot Roast has been a little dry and overcooked in 2015. Over the summer Knighton was considered to be a sought after option for any team looking for some elite talent in the interior of their defensive line. Interesting enough, Knighton wound up signing a one year deal with the Redskins.

There’s two reasons a player would do such a thing in the NFL. One is that they bet on themselves to have a mega season and test the market the following season for a larger contract. The other is that they bet on themselves too hard and asked for too much money and got slighted. I’m guessing it was a little bit of both for the big man.

While Knighton hasn’t done his best work in 2015, he’s still going to be a well touted player once free agency opens up. With the belief that both Haloti Ngata and Tyrunn Walker will be gone, The Lions could score big here on a medium level, two to three-year deal.

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