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Here's a very early look at which Detroit Lions players are set to become free agents after the 2015 season.

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As it stands right now, the Detroit Lions have 34 players on their roster who are set to become free agents in 2016. Quite a few of these guys likely won't even make the team this summer, but the current list includes 25 players who will be unrestricted in 2016, four who will be restricted and five who will be exclusive-rights free agents. Take a look:

Unrestricted free agents in 2016 (25)

QB Dan Orlovsky

WR Ryan Broyles
WR Lance Moore
WR Greg Salas

TE David Ausberry

C Manny Ramirez

DE Jason Jones
DE Darryl Tapp
DE Corey Wootton
DE Phillip Hunt

DT Haloti Ngata
DT Tyrunn Walker
DT Jermelle Cudjo

LB DeAndre Levy
LB Tahir Whitehead
LB Travis Lewis
LB Julian Stanford

CB Josh Wilson
CB Chris Owens
CB Crezdon Butler

S James Ihedigbo
S Isa Abdul-Quddus
S Nate Ness
S Taylor Mays

LS Don Muhlbach

Restricted free agents in 2016 (4)

WR Jeremy Ross

TE Joseph Fauria

OT LaAdrian Waddle

C Taylor Boggs

Exclusive-rights free agents in 2016 (5)

QB Garrett Gilbert

RB George Winn

WR Corey Fuller

LB Brandon Copeland

CB Mohammed Seisay

Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and linebacker DeAndre Levy are probably the two most notable players entering contract years for the Lions. Ngata, of course, was just traded to the Lions this offseason, and the thinking has been that talks on an extension for him will begin once he gets "settled." As for Levy, extension talks with him apparently began back in April, but it's unclear if any real progress has been made at this point.

What jumps out to you about the Lions' list of 2016 free agents?