Aug 2, 2013; Allen Park, MI, USA; Detroit Lions running back Joique Bell (35) runs the ball away from linebacker Ashlee Palmer (58) during training camp at Detroit Lions training facility. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
Good news everyone. NFL Training Camp is right around the corner, and the first Detroit Lions Preseason game is only 49 days away. The Lions new and (hopefully) improved coaching staff will take a longer and harder look at their current roster than they ever did before, and players who found themselves sitting on the bench last year will get a fresh start.
A total of 90 players will be battling it out for the final 53 spots on the roster. Blood, sweat and tears will shed, tensions will be running high, and coaches will be pushing players to their limits to pick and choose their favorites and shape the final depth chart.
Here are the top five position battles in which you can look forward to during this year’s Detroit Lions Training Camp.