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Showcasing Biggest Strengths and Draft Needs of Detroit Lions
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The 2012 season was one to forget for the Detroit Lions. For Jim Schwartz's struggling club, which lost its last eight games, 2013 couldn't come soon enough.

Pass-heavy Detroit was doomed from the very beginning, it seemed, after a 1-3 start had the Lions fighting an uphill battle all year long. After winning three of its next four, Detroit looked ready to contend. However, the second half of the season produced zero wins and eight losses for the Lions, as they enter the offseason with more questions than answers after a dismal 4-12 campaign.

One of the league's most disappointing teams this past season, and arguably the most undisciplined, the Detroit Lions will need to target a few high-character players in the 2013 NFL draft in order to adjust the culture in the Motor City.

With Detroit's offseason having already begun, let's take a closer look at some of the Lions' biggest strengths and what positions they need to address through the draft this coming April to turn things around.

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