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Lions reportedly next in line to host Darrius Heyward-Bey

By Evan Hilbert | CBSSports.com

Darrius Heyward-Bey will reportedly head to Detroit after finishing a visit in Indianapolis. (USATSI)

The Detroit Lions will host free-agent wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey on Wednesday, according to the Detroit Free Press. The former 2009 first-round draft pick of the Raiders spent Monday night and Tuesday in Indianapolis.

Both teams are looking for a deep threat -- a role the speedy Heyward-Bey can certainly fill. The Lions could use an outside receiver to play opposite Calvin Johnson after the team's messy breakup with Titus Young.

Heyward-Bey, 26, has spent the entirety of his four-year career in Oakland. His best season came in 2011, when he caught 64 passes for 975 yards. Though his overall production dipped last season, he did catch a career high five touchdown passes.

The Lions have been quiet after a busy start to free agency, when the team signed running back Reggie Bush, safety Glover Quin and defensive end Jason Jones off the bat.

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