3 free agent wide receivers the Detroit Lions could still sign

The pickings have only gotten slimmer, but the Lions could still sign one of these three free agent wide receivers.
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3. Marquise Goodwin

Full credit to Bleacher Report for the root of this one, as they also pointed to wide receiver as a top remaining need for the Lions.

"Offensively, the Lions are nearly set but could use a bit more receiver depth. Josh Reynolds departed in free agency, and 2022 first-round pick Jameson Williams remains a project. We might see more from 2023 trade acquisition Donovan Peoples-Jones in his second year as a Lion."

"However, some receiver insurance wouldn't hurt. Though he played sparingly for Cleveland last season, Marquise Goodwin still possesses game-changing speed. He'd provide value as a fourth or fifth situational target."

Goodwin played in 12 games for the Cleveland Browns last season, but only 122 offensive snaps with four catches for 67 yards. Even at 33 years old the former Olympic sprinter and long jumper is still plenty fast, he has just never really put up big numbers as an NFL wide receiver.

But the Lions wouldn't necessarily need him to put up big numbers. As a WR4 or WR5 with experience ,who'd surely embrace a role on a good team, and maybe a kickoff returner option, he could be an ideal fit.