Detroit Lions NFL Free Agency Wide Reciever Dede Westbrook

The Detroit Lions are still looking for help for recipients, and Dede Westbrook could be the answer.

Last postseason, Lions added Breshad Perriman, Tyrell Williams, Damion Ratley and Caliph Raymond to overhaul their large reception room.

In this free hand phase, the 27-year-old Wideout will probably only be offered a “Proof-it” deal by interested teams.

Westbrook, a 2017 fourth-round selection of the Jacksonville Jaguars, has 160 catches for 1,720 yards and nine touchdowns in its first four seasons in the league.

He was only able to appear in two games last season, having sustained an ACL injury at the end of the season in October.

According to CBS Sports, Westbrook was one of only 23 players to have 66 or more receptions in both 2018 and 2019.

NFL reporter Josina Anderson reported earlier this week that members of the Kansas City Chiefs contacted Westbrook this past weekend to gauge his interest in joining them in their quest to win the Lombardi Trophy again.

At this point, several organizations have expressed an interest in his services – including the Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings, and Cincinnati Bengals.

If the Lions were able to secure Westbrook’s services, it would be a fairly safe, low risk, high reward way to sign through Detroit’s Front Office.

More from SI All Lions:

Pros and cons of trading with OL Tyrell Crosby

5 keys to success for Jared Goff in 2021

Lions’ largest ‘roster hole’ to be filled

List of Approved Lions Rookie Minicamp Participants

Lions sign DT Alim McNeill for rookie deal

Comments are closed.