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Hawaii RB Alex Green to visit Lions

Hawaii RB Alex Green will visit the Lions on Monday, per Jason LaCanfora of

Green is expected to be a later round pick, although might move up to the third or fourth round after running a 4.45 at the Combine. He led the nation with an average of 8.2 yards per carry last season for the Rainbow Warriors.

With Kevin Smith gone, the Lions need to beef up their depth at running back in the draft.

They’ve got Jahvid Best and Maurice Morris in the top two spots for now. Best was hobbled most of last season, his rookie year, with turf toe. Morris made the most of the opportunity when he got the ball.

Green, who is 6-foot-2 and 230 pounds, will also visit the Falcons and Saints. The National Football Post has him ranked as the 26th best running back in the draft.

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