With the list of optimal free agent cornerbacks quickly dissipating, the Detroit Lions have yet to make a significant addition to their secondary.
With former free-agent cornerback targets Jonathan Joseph, Chris Carr, and Richard Marshall all signing new contracts, Detroit would have to levy a trade to acquire any significant talent.
Will Detroit make a push for one of the league's preeminent cornerback talents?
That remains to be seen.
Here are five reasons that Detroit should propose a trade for Samuel.