Source: Former Saints receiver Robert Meachem to work out for the Detroit Lions _lowres

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem (17) takes part in minicamp at the Saints Training Facility in Metairie, La. Thursday, June 12, 2014.

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Robert Meachem is beginning to get some attention on the open market.

The former Saints wide receiver is taking a visit to Detroit to work out of the Lions later this week, a source confirmed. The Detroit Free Press first reported the visit.

Meachem caught seven passes for 114 yards over 257 snaps last season.

The veteran receiver’s contract with New Orleans expired after last season.