5 Detroit Lions to target in upcoming 2023 fantasy football drafts

As you prepare for upcoming fantasy football drafts, these five Detroit Lions should be firmly on your radar.
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Amon-Ra St. Brown, Detroit Lions
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2. WR Amon-Ra St. Brown

St. Brown recently delivered a message to fantasy football owners on a recent episode of the "Pardon My Take" podcast.

"Shoot, my message is, 'If you pick me, you will be in good hands.' That's about it."I'm gonna be honest. I haven't had that many bad games in my career," "I get targeted a lot."""

All conjecture aside, St. Brown is the unchecked No. 1 target in the Lions' passing game. He has legit potential to finish as "the" WR1 in fantasy this year, with correction (better fortune) coming in one critical category and the notion of expanded usage down the field.

St. Brown has taken his rightful place as a top-10 wide receiver according to ADP, and he's firmly in second round territory. In full PPR, 12-team leagues, he's in the conversation at the first-round/second-round turn. There's an aggressive take out there that his ADP could go higher before it's all said and done this draft season--way higher.

An apparent ankle injury during Tuesday's joing practice against the Jaguars bears monitoring, but it doesn't appear to be incredibly significant as St. Brown appeared to never go to the locker room. So the ;lofty fantasy stock of the "Sun God" remains untouched, and he's a legit target from pick 12-20 in fantasy drafts.