4 Detroit Lions players under pressure in second preseason game

Will any of these Lions players make the final roster based on their performance Preseason Week 2?
Detroit Lions, Denzel Mims
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2. Denzel Mims, WR

Many of the wide receivers deeper on the depth chart have been performing well in camp and in the preseason opener, which is making it tough to predict those final spots. But, one guy who is under a lot of pressure and not heading the right direction is someone who very well could be cemented as a bust.

Denzel Mims' career took a turn when he was traded, along with a seventh-round pick, to the Lions in exchange for a sixth rounder. Mims is a former second-round pick with a ton of upside as he came out of Baylor, but he has not panned out as a pro. If he gets any ample playing time against Jacksonville, he will need to take advantage of it. He missed the team's first preseason game and is simply falling behind the competition at this stage.

One thing Mims does have going for him, albeit a negative all-around, is the fact that Jameson Williams is likely to miss the remainder of preseason due to injury. Not only that, but Williams is also suspended for the first six games of the season due to violating the league's rules on gambling. That is one less receiver Mims has to worry about for the time being, but Williams still has his spot locked down when he returns, obviously.