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Position they should trade for: Cornerback
For any other team, a 6-10 season would be a disappointment, but for the Detroit Lions, it was a stepping stone to greater things. The Detroit Lions will no longer be the NFL's doormat.
If Matthew Stafford can stay healthy, he could be one of the better young quarterbacks in the league. He has an incredible talent to throw to in Calvin Johnson. Johnson, better known as "Megatron", is a rare physical specimen with ridiculous size and speed. Jahvid Best and rookie Mikel LeShoure should form a nice one-two punch in the backfield.
The defense is led by the incredible DT Ndamukong Suh. If Suh's rookie season was just the beginning, offensive lineman should be very afraid. Nick Fairley should be a nice compliment to Suh. The rest of Detroit's front seven is a very talented, but underrated unit.
Their biggest weakness on defense is in the secondary and this is where they were hurt so often last year. The Lions defensive line should be very disruptive, but they need to add a play maker in the secondary.
Best option: Marcus Trufant, Seattle Seahawks
Trufant is an older cornerback who hasn't produced as well the past few seasons, but he could be a veteran leader for Detroit's secondary. There is no doubting his ability to play and if Detroit wants a chance in a pass-happy NFC North, they need Trufant. Without Trufant, the Lions could still surprise some teams and maybe finish above .500, but with Trufant, the Lions could be a Super Bowl dark horse.