5 Detroit Lions make NFC North All-Decade Team

The 2010s were not a great decade for the Detroit Lions as they once again failed to win a division championship. That being said, they did have some great players on their team over that time and five of them are being recognized for their efforts.

On Wednesday, ESPN released their NFC North All-Decade team for the 2010s and five Lions players made the cut.

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Those players are WR Calvin Johnson, DT Ndamukong Suh, CB Darius Slay, S Glover Quin, and P Sam Martin.

Here is the full All-Decade team, via ESPN.com.

OFFENSE

QB: Aaron Rodgers, Packers, 2005-present
RB: Adrian Peterson, Vikings, 2007-16
WR: Jordy Nelson, Packers, 2008-17
WR: Calvin Johnson, Lions, 2007-15
WR: Davante Adams, Packers, 2015-present
TE: Kyle Rudolph, Vikings, 2011-present
LT: David Bakhtiari, Packers, 2013-present
LG: Kyle Long, Bears, 2013-19
C: John Sullivan, Vikings, 2008-14
RG: Josh Sitton, Packers, 2008-15; Bears, 2016-17
RT: Bryan Bulaga, Packers, 2010-19

DEFENSE

DE: Julius Peppers, Bears, 2010-13; Packers, 2014-16
DT: Linval Joseph, Vikings, 2014-19
DT: Ndamukong Suh, Lions, 2010-14
DE: Jared Allen, Vikings, 2008-13; Bears, 2014-15
LB: Clay Matthews, Packers, 2009-18
LB: Lance Briggs, Bears, 2003-14
LB: Chad Greenway, Vikings, 2007-16
CB: Charles Tillman, Bears, 2003-14
CB: Darius Slay, Lions, 2013-19
S: Harrison Smith, Vikings, 2012-present
S: Glover Quin, Lions, 2013-18

SPECIAL TEAMS

KR/PR: Cordarrelle Patterson, Vikings 2013-16; Bears 2019-present
K: Mason Crosby, Packers, 2007-present
P: Sam Martin, Lions, 2013-19

Nation, which current Lions do you think will make the All-Decade Team for the 2020s?

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