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Practice photos reveal Detroit Lions’ potential starting offensive line

The Lions took the field for the first time as a team, and the official photo album

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Phase Three of the NFL offseason kicked off on Monday, and although the Detroit Lions don’t officially begin Organized Team Activities until Tuesday, the team apparently took the field to start the week. No media was on hand for the practice, but the team released a 55-picture photo album and it revealed some interesting things about the team that weren’t previously known.

To begin with, we saw what we can safely assume will be the Lions’ starting offensive line. As evidenced by the second photo in the album, the offensive line is exactly what many expect to be:

Left tackle: Taylor Decker
Left guard: Jonah Jackson
Center: Frank Ragnow
Right guard: Halapoulivaati Vaitai
Right tackle: Penei Sewell

Of note, the Lions appear to be wasting no time in placing seventh overall pick Penei Sewell into the starting lineup. Additionally, the Lions followed through with their claims that they were interested in sliding Halapoulivaati Vaitai to guard.

Of course, it’s always important to note that these photos were hand-selected by the Lions themselves and may not be representative of the entire session. Additionally, because these practices are voluntary, we do not know which players did not show up. This could be the starting lineup right now, but there are over three months until the regular season. A lot can change.

Other interesting notes from the photo gallery:

Just because a player is not listed here does not mean they were not present. These are just players who were photographed on Monday (and Monday alone). There are photo galleries from previous weeks that include some players not listed below.

QB:

  • Jared Goff
  • Tim Boyle
  • David Blough

RB

  • Jamaal Williams
  • D’Andre Swift
  • Jermar Jefferson
  • Nick Bawden
  • Jason Cabinda
  • Dedrick Mills

WR

  • Sage Surratt
  • Javon McKinley
  • Victor Bolden
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown
  • Geronimo Allison
  • Jonathan Adams Jr.
  • Kalif Raymond
  • Quintez Cephus

TE

  • T.J. Hockenson
  • Alize Mack
  • Darren Fells
  • Charlie Taumoepeau
  • Hunter Thedford

OL

  • Taylor Decker
  • Jonah Jackson
  • Frank Ragnow
  • Halapoulivaati Vaitai
  • Penei Sewell
  • Dan Skipper
  • Drake Jackson
  • Evan Brown
  • Darrin Paulo
  • Logan Stenberg

DL

  • Trey Flowers
  • Nick Williams
  • Levi Onwuzurike
  • Austin Bryant
  • Julian Okwara
  • Alim McNeill
  • Romeo Okwara
  • Jashon Cornell
  • Da’Shawn Hand

LB

  • Tavante Beckett
  • Jahlani Tavai
  • Alex Anzalone
  • Shaun Dion Hamilton

DB

  • C.J. Moore
  • Alijah Holder
  • Will Harris
  • Ifeatu Melifonwu
  • AJ Parker
  • Mike Ford

ST

  • Jack Fox