Lions feel running game has improved

The Detroit Lions have desperately tried to improve what has been a weakness, signing and drafting players to improve their running game.

Detroit ranked last in the NFL last season in rushing offense and has been among the league’s worst on the ground offensively in recent seasons.

Lions general manager Bob Quinn has made it a priority to fix the problem.

He signed veteran LeGarrette Blount in free agency and moved up in the draft to select Kerryon Johnson in the second round.

Related players: Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, Zach Zenner, Dwayne Washington

Fantasy Impact: 

The story said the newcomers will compete with or perhaps push out Abdullah in what has become a crowded backfield with running backs Riddick, Zenner, and Washington also on the roster. The team also selected lineman Frank Ragnow 20th overall to help give the run game a boost.

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