Detroit Lions fan’s 2020 fantasy football success guide

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Marvin Hall, Detroit Lions
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Detroit Lions wide receiver reserves

Marvin Hall

Hall is a guy who has been a big-play contributor in every game that he plays. He always seems to make a huge catch downfield that sets up a score.

He had 261 yards on just seven receptions with one touchdown. Unless his volume goes WAY up, he’s an afterthought in fantasy but a valuable weapon to Stafford and the offense.

Quintez Cephus

Cephus is enjoying a huge camp by all accounts and is pushing fellow rookie and cornerback Jeff Okudah in one-on-one matchups in practice. Go to Lions Twitter and he’s all over the place. Cephus is a good player who provides some insurance for Jones or Golladay and who might be worth grabbing if one of them goes down.

Cephus is a 6-foot-1, contested-catch player in a similar mold to Golladay and Jones just without as much speed. He does appear destined for the final 53-man roster and for the WR4-WR5 role on the team, though. Again, his upside is much better than Hall or Amendola if he is thrown into a starting role.

Until he breaks into a starting role, though, he is not worth a spot on your re-draft fantasy roster.

*The caveat here is that Marvin Jones is in the last year of his deal and could be done in Detroit after 2020, so Cephus would be the next in line for the No. 2 spot should they part ways. If you have a dynasty league, he could be worth a stash depending upon how the Lions deal with the almost 31-years-old Jones.

The other receivers

As noted Jamal Agnew is making the final roster due to his versatility as a returner, cornerback,  and as a weapon for the offense. Whether or not any additional receivers are kept is up for debate, it will suffice to say that volume will be the issue for any other player that does get retained by general manager Bob Quinn. You can watch or view the roster and depth chart on the Ourlad’s website, here.