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May 27, 2015; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) during OTA at Detroit Lions Training Facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

9. Detroit Lions

2014 season record: 11-5

Top additions: DT Haloti Ngata, WR Lance Moore, G Manny Ramirez

Top departures: DT Ndamukong Suh, DT Nick Fairley, RB Reggie Bush

2015 projection: 11-5, 2nd NFC North, 6th seed NFC Playoffs

Detroit felt robbed after losing to the Cowboys in the playoffs last season but the Lions proved to everyone they can play with anyone.  Of course staging regular season fourth-quarter comebacks like they were going out of style didn’t hurt either.

The Lions lose a couple of top defenders in Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley and running back Reggie Bush but they gain Haloti Ngata on the defensive side of the ball and center Manny Ramirez on the offensive side.  Lions should make the playoffs again.