5 Under-the-Radar Detroit Lions to Watch against Arizona

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Corey Hilliard, OT

July 28, 2012; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions tackle Corey Hilliard (78) during training camp at the Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports

Corey Hilliard is a guy who probably isn’t being discussed enough. After Jason Fox won the starting right tackle job, he went roughly half a game before suffering yet another injury, the latest in a career full of them.

Hilliard may not have quite as much upside as Fox, but what he lacks in draft status he more than makes up for in versatility and consistency. With Fox ruled out against Arizona, Hilliard will be counted on to secure the right side of the line. If he does well, nobody will notice. If he doesn’t, then he’ll become a big story, and a lot of people will start talking about this next guy…

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