The Detroit Lions were not expected to do much this season.
Especially after starting the season 1-6.
But, Detroit has been on fire of late and is making a playoff push.
They have won five of their last six games, and have a legitimate shot at the playoffs.
One main reason for their recent success has been wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown.
The second-year receiver has been great this season for the Lions.
He is even the first player ever to join a unique 150/150 club.
Keep it going, @amonra_stbrown!
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) December 13, 2022
St. Brown has been used in so many different ways this season, that defenses have a difficult time slowing him down.
Jared Goff and St. Brown have elite chemistry, which has helped give Detroit one of the top offenses in the league.
St. Brown has nine games this season with at least six catches and is well on his way to 1,000+ yards.
For a fourth-round pick, St. Brown has far exceeded expectations.
He has become one of the most reliable receivers in the league, and someone that can run every route.
If Detroit hopes to get over the playoff hump, St. Brown has to be a big factor.
If you look at the best offenses in the NFL, they all have an elite wide receiver.
According to Pro Football Focus, St. Brown has been the best receiver in the NFC.
Highest-graded NFC WR this season:
Amon-Ra St. Brown – 90.7 ☀️ pic.twitter.com/ieOOsO4s3M
— PFF (@PFF) December 7, 2022
During the season, St. Brown is second in the league in target rate, fourth in receptions, and ninth in receiving yards.
The 23-year-old has shown no sign of slowing down and his play should warrant him a spot in the Pro Bowl.