5 Detroit Lions who need to play better in Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks

In Week 2 against the Seahawks, these five Detroit Lions must play better than they did in Week 1.
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Marvin Jones, Detroit Lions
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1. WR Marvin Jones

Obvious, and true. Jones surely envisioned a better return to the Lions in the season opener. He had just two targets for eight yards on six targets, with a drop and a red zone fumble that could have been looked back on with extra disdain had the Lions not won. And for what it's worth, and as expected truly, he posted the second-worst Pro Football Focus grade of all Lions' players in Week 1 (35.1). That fumble was also the first of his career, now a game into his 12th season, and the Chiefs' defender deserves credit for a nice play.

Josh Reynolds appeared to assert himself as the Lions' No. 2 wide receiver against Kansas City, with four catches for 80 yards and a couple very clutch catches. As a sign of that, Campbell has taken any opportunity he has had to praise Reynolds' performance against the Chiefs since the game ended. That praise of Reynolds is naturally bad news for Jones, with Kalif Raymond also seemingly in line for more offensive snaps.

Jones can't really play worse than he did against the Chiefs, or so it would seem. Even if he plays a little less against the Seahawks, as he probably should, a clean game where he's productive with his chances is in order. He needs it, to put Week 1 all the way behind him.

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