TWENTYMAN: A look at the Lions’ 34 free agents

2. Long snapper Scott Daly

2021 stats: 17 games played, 1 penalty

Twentyman: It’s no easy task to come in and try to fill the shoes of a legend like Don Muhlbach, but Daly did a great job this year. He didn’t have any major gaffes snapping the ball on punts or field goals and was steady all year.

3. Safety Jalen Elliott

2021 stats: 8 tackles (4 solo)

Twentyman: Elliott was a solid special teams contributor the second half of the season and got a spot start in Denver Week 14, recording five tackles in 51 defensive snaps played. He’s a developmental safety with some upside.

4. Punter Jack Fox

2021 stats: 65 punts, 49.2 average, 42.3 net average; 34 kickoffs, 64.6 average

Twentyman: Fox has established himself as one of the best punters in the NFL over his first two seasons in the league. He set a new franchise single-season gross punting record with his 49.2 average this season. He finished second in the NFL in punting average and sixth in net average.

5. Cornerback Mark Gilbert

2021 stats: 2 tackles (1 solo), 1 PD, 1 FF

Twentyman: A reserve cornerback who was pressed into his most action Week 10 in Pittsburgh, when he played 30 snaps and had two tackles and a forced fumble. He was thrown at five times this year and allowed three receptions for 44 yards. He’s got good length at 6-foot-1 and is…

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