5 wide receivers who look like a fit for the Detroit Lions in 2024 NFL Draft

Wide receiver doesn't land as a massive need for the Detroit Lions, but these five prospects fit the profile of what they might be looking to add to the position in the draft.
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3. Johnny Wilson, Florida State

Wilson measured at 6-foot-6 and 231 pounds at the combine, with long arms (35 and 3/8 inches) and 10-inch hands. NFL teams apparently wanted him to also workout as a tight end in Indianapolis, but during his session with the media Wilson answered the question of the position he sees himself playing at the next level.

Wilson was specifically asked if any teams he met with in Indianapolis asked him if he'd consider playing tight end.

"No, nobody has,” Wilson responded. "Just focusing on being the best receiver I can be."

Wilson described his playing style as "fast, physical and deceptive", with an aspiration to run a 4.4 40-yard dash during on-field work at the combine. Florida State used him both outside and in the slot, which will bolster his stock, and Keith Sanchez of The Draft Network says Wilson has a "rare size and athletic profile"

As could be expected for someone his size, Wilson struggles to separate on vertical routes when having to beat press coverage off the line and is forced to then use his size to win.

But boy does he had size....

Wilson offers a skill set the Lions can certainly use, and Ben Johnson can definitely find a way to use effectively. He could be firmly in play with their second pick the third round.