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The Detroit Lions have over 20 free agents this offseason.
We picked out the 15 most notable, and asked the fans to vote on each player: Should the player “Stay or Go?”
Fans sure made their feelings clear on defensive end Ziggy Ansah, the team’s most high-profile free agent.
Here are the results from the fans, where we had over 217,000 total votes — nearly 14,500 on each free agent.
*Age as of Oct. 1, 2019
QB Matt Cassel: Go, 94 percent
Stats: Saw action in two games, going 7-for-17 for 59 yards with an INT.
RB LeGarrette Blount: Go, 89 percent
Stats: In 16 games, led team in carries with 154 for 418 yards (2.7 per rush) with five TDs.
RB Zach Zenner: Stay, 90 percent
Stats: In eight games, ran 55 times for 265 yards (4.8 YPC) with three TDs.
FB Nick Bellore: Go, 56 percent
Stats: In 14 games, had four catches for 15 yards, and one rush for 0 yards.
TE Luke Willson: Go, 85 percent
Stats: In 14 games, the Windsor native had 13 catches for a career-low 87 yards.
TE Levine Toilolo: Stay, 73 percent
Stats: In 16 games, had 21 catches for 263 yards and one TD from Matt Prater in Week 17.
WR TJ Jones: Go, 60 percent
Stats: In 15 games, had 19 catches for 190 yards and two TDs.
WR Bruce Ellington: Go, 54 percent
Stats: In four games, caught 23 passes for 132 yards. Also played three games with Houston (eight receptions for 92 yards).
DE Ziggy Ansah: Go, 89 percent
Stats: In seven games, collected 11 tackles, seven QB hits and four sacks.
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DE Kerry Hyder (restricted): Stay, 61 percent
Stats: In seven games, had six tackles, two QB hits and a sack.
DE Romeo Okwara (restricted): Stay, 97 percent
Stats: In 15 games, he had 39 tackles, 14 QB hits and 7½ sacks.
DL Ricky Jean Francois: Stay, 84 percent
Stats: In 16 games, collected 30 tackles, two QB hits and two sacks.
LB Eli Harold: Stay, 84 percent
Stats: In 13 games, had 10 tackles, five QB hits and four sacks.
CB DeShawn Shead: Go, 87 percent
Stats: In 12 games, had 17 tackles.
LS Don Muhlbach: Stay, 91 percent
Stats: Played all 16 games for the ninth straight season.
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