Unless they can get a contract extension with Cliff Avril signed within the next few days, the Detroit Lions are going to have a significant hole on the roster at DE as free agency kicks off next week. Earlier this offseason, the Lions elected to cut ties with veteran DE Kyle Vanden Bosch, so really, they'd need to make two additions if Avril winds up elsewhere. While the free agent market could produce something for them, many believe that they will consider drafting a DE prospect with their first-round pick, No. 5 overall.
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