Ranking the Detroit Lions best internal options to replace Josh Reynolds

The Lions are set to replace Josh Reynolds internally, so let's rank those top internal options.
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3. Antoine Green

The Lions' final draft pick in 2023, Green played in nine games as a rookie (one after Week 9, before playing in all three playoff games), with one catch for two yards. Of his 106 offensive snaps in the regular season, 33 came in the blowout loss to the Baltimore Ravens in Week 7.

Green remains an interesting player, if basically an unknown entity with good size (6-foot-2, 205 pounds) and speed. Over his last two college seasons at North Carolina, when greater opportunity came, he averaged 19.1 yards per catch with 12 touchdowns.

The door appears open for Green to earn a far bigger role in the Lions' offense this year. He is one of the most interesting players to watch, from minicamp all the way through camp and preseason games.

2. Kalif Raymond

Raymond became something of a forgotten man in the Lions' offense last year (30 percent of offensive snaps). His physical profile and overall skill set is obviously not a replication of Reynolds, but there is definitely an opportunity for Raymond to re-emerge as a factor this year.

Raymond sneakily tied for the 32nd-best overall Pro Football Focus grade among wide receivers last year (75.4), with a similarly-ranked receiving mark (75.8). And despite being on the small side (5-foot-8, 180 pounds), he has been used out wide and in the slot basically equally over the course of his time with the Lions. His PFF grades on passes downfield have been pretty good.

Unlike the others on this list, the Lions know exactly what they have in Raymond. That alone may be enough for him to emerge as the one who replaces the majority of Reynolds' production void.