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Detroit Lions Fantasy Football Projections 2022

Updated: August 4, 2022

Our 2022 Fantasy Football Projections will be viewable by both position and team.

Below you will find our 2022 fantasy football projections for the Detroit Lions.

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QUARTERBACKS

PlayerAtt.Comp.YardsTDINTRushYardsTDPoints
Jared Goff562.5372.13937.522.2210.1324.761.80.49235.24
Tim Boyle42.327.72751.41.188.28.20.0815.54

Jared Goff: Goff isn't much more than a back-end QB2 in two-QB or Super Flex formats, but he has a better offensive supporting cast around him this year when everyone is healthy. Not only did the Lions sign D.J. Chark to a one-year deal in free agency, but they traded up to draft this year's biggest home run threat (Jameson Williams) as well.

RUNNING BACKS

PlayerAtt.YardsTDRec.YardsTDPoints
D'Andre Swift182.7794.76.8561.8471.82.6214.25
Jamaal Williams136.95753.7625.2181.11116.77
Justin Jackson37.5163.10.946.446.30.331.58
Craig Reynolds1250.40.273.625.30.111.59
Jason Cabinda3.112.70.063.827.40.27.47

D'Andre Swift: Swift has played exactly 13 games in each of his first two seasons, but he offers plenty of upside if he can stay healthy given his versatile skill set. Despite missing four games in 2021, Swift had 62 catches for 452 yards and two touchdowns in addition to a 151/617/5 rushing line. Swift was 12th in half-PPR fantasy points per game in 2021.

Jamaal Williams: Like Swift, Williams missed four games in 2021 but set a career high in rushing yards (601) and tied a career high in rush attempts (153). While his targets per game (2.15) was near a career low, he set a career high in catch rate (92.9%) and finished with 2.0 receptions per game, his career average.

WIDE RECEIVERS

PlayerRec.YardsTDRushYardsTDPoints
Amon-Ra St. Brown85.88724.86.243.40.31165.1
Jameson Williams46.26343.3000106.3
D.J. Chark45.2623.53.5000105.95
Josh Reynolds25.8303.31.700053.43
Kalif Raymond16179114.50.0332.53
Quintez Cephus784.30.500014.93

Amon-Ra St. Brown: St. Brown was highly productive as a fourth-round rookie, as the former USC Trojan finished 2021 with 90 catches (T-15th) for 912 yards (30th) and five touchdowns on 119 targets (26th). Even better down the stretch, St. Brown converted 67 targets into 51 receptions for 560 yards and scored all five of his touchdowns over the final six games of the season. Only Cooper Kupp scored more fantasy points than St. Brown over that span.

Jameson Williams: If it weren't for a torn ACL at the end of the season, Williams could have possibly been the first receiver off the board in the 2022 NFL Draft. With his elite speed and quickness, Williams is a threat to take it to the house any time he touches the ball. We may have to wait a bit, as NFL Network's Tom Pelissero projects November as "the likely timeline for his return."

D.J. Chark: Chark missed nearly all of 2021, and signed a one-year deal with the Lions for the upcoming season. The former Jag has a 1,000-yard season (73/1,008/8 in 2019) under his belt, but he could end up fifth in line for targets when the team is at full strength.

TIGHT ENDS

PlayerRec.YardsTDRushYardsTDPoints
T.J. Hockenson67701.44.3000129.44
Brock Wright4.444.20.30008.42
James Mitchell1.8190.10003.4

T.J. Hockenson: Hockenson missed five games last season, but he set per-game career highs in receptions (5.1) and yards (48.6) as well as catch rate (72.6%). Given the additions to the receiving corps (D.J. Chark and Jameson Williams), Jared Goff may not rely as heavily on Hockenson this year.

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