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Detroit Lions Roster

Roster preview: Can Jermar Jefferson establish himself as RB3?

After D’Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams, the Detroit Lions running back depth roles are up for grabs with plenty of talent in competition. Can Jermar Jefferson win the RB3 role in his sophomore season?

Roster preview: Will a defensive tweak help Michael Brockers rebound?

Michael Brockers struggled in his first year with the Detroit Lions. Could a change in defensive philosophy unearth the veteran DTs potential?

Charles Harris is poised for an even better season in 2022

Given Detroit’s improved defensive front, Charles Harris has a great opportunity to prove he wasn’t just a one-year wonder.

2022 Detroit Lions roster preview: Jonah Jackson can be even better

Jonah Jackson had a breakout year in 2021, but there’s still plenty room to grow for the Detroit Lions’ third-year guard.

2022 Detroit Lions roster preview: Can Brock Wright be the team’s TE2?

Brock Wright could be Detroit’s most versatile option at tight end and may be primed for a Year 2 jump.

Ask POD: What are the benefits of Detroit Lions keeping 2 vs. 3 quarterbacks?

We take an early look at the Detroit Lions’ upcoming decision on their quarterback room, which could have a big impact on the makeup of the rest of the roster.

An early look at the wide receivers on the Detroit Lions’ roster bubble

Could the Detroit Lions have too many good receivers? With what looks like a stacked group, which players may have an inside track for the 53-man roster, and who might hit the trade market?

Lions roster preview: Quintez Cephus must beat the odds... again

Cephus has been battling tough odds his entire, young career. He’ll have to do it again after the Detroit Lions invested heavily in the wide receiver room.

Roster preview: Can Godwin Igwebuike grow in Year 2 as a RB?

Already a core member of the Detroit Lions’ special teams unit, can Godwin Igwebuike take strides on offense after shifting to running back last year?

Lions rookie Kerby Joseph is ‘ahead of where’ coaches thought he’d be

Detroit Lions safeties coach Brian Duker has been "pleasantly surprised" with the rapid development of rookie Kerby Joseph after OTAs and minicamp.

Detroit Lions 53-man roster prediction: Post-OTA/minicamp edition

Jeremy Reisman and Erik Schlitt join forces to project the Detroit Lions' 53-man roster based on what they saw at spring OTAs and minicamp.

Detroit Lions UDFA rookie DB Jermaine Waller placed on reserve/retired list

Just a month into his NFL career, cornerback Jermaine Waller has opted to step away from football and retire.

Comparing the Lions’ 2022 and 2020 90-man rosters, Part 2: Defense, Special Teams

Going position by position through the Lions' 90-man roster the year prior to Brad Holmes taking over the general manager position and comparing it to the latest roster.

Lions Week 2 OTA observations: First-team offense steps up, defense wins the day

Breaking down the Detroit Lions’ fifth OTA session—second available to the media—of the 2022 offseason.

10 things to watch during 2022 Detroit Lions OTAs: Week 2 edition

A closer look at the top storylines as the Detroit Lions enter Week 2 of OTAs.

What Lions 2022 UDFA contract details mean for their roster chances

The Detroit Lions signed 12 UDFA contracts ranging from $5,000 to $170,000 in guaranteed money.

Mailbag: What is Julian Okwara’s role in the new Lions defense?

What is Julian Okwara’s role? Will player roles be solidified in OTAs? Most surprising Pro Bowler? How many WRs make the 53-man roster? and more in this week’s mailbag.

Injury updates: Jeff Okudah doing individual drills, Taylor Decker sitting out

Detroit Lions coach Dan Campbell gave some injury updates for the first week of OTAs.

Comparing the Lions' 2022 and 2020 90-man rosters, Part 1: Offense

Going position by position through the Lions 90-man roster the year prior to Brad Holmes taking over the general manager position and comparing it to the latest roster.

2022 Detroit Lions depth chart: Post-rookie minicamp edition

A closer look at how the Lions roster stacks up following the 2022 NFL draft.

Open thread: Which undrafted rookies will make the final roster?

After striking gold with last year’s undrafted free agent class, will the Lions find more notable contributors in 2022?

7 Detroit Lions players change jersey number, free agents select theirs

Several Detroit Lions will go into the 2022 season with a new jersey number.

Detroit Lions announce signing of 7 drafted, 12 undrafted rookies

The Detroit Lions have officially added 19 rookies to their 89-man roster ahead of spring OTAs and minicamps. Second-round pick Kentucky’s Josh Paschal is the only drafted rookie yet to sign his contract.

Breaking down the Detroit Lions 2022 UDFA class

Taking a closer look at what the Detroit Lions are getting in their 12 player UDFA class.

Mailbag, Part 1: Are the Lions really comfortable rolling with this current LB crew?

In this week’s mailbag: When does "Hard Knocks" start? How much access to spring camp does POD have? How many injured players will return? And, what’s the Lions' comfort level with their linebackers?

Detroit Lions waive 5 players, paving way for UDFA signings

The Detroit Lions have parted ways with five depth players, likely to make room for some upcoming UDFA signings.

5 Lions players who should be concerned after the draft

These guys might want to start worrying

How many Lions 2022 draft picks will make the final 53-man roster?

Last year, the Lions’ entire rookie class made the 53-man roster. Will that happen with Detroit’s 2022 draft class?

Examining the roster impact of the Detroit Lions selecting EDGE James Houston

Examining how adding James Houston will impact the Detroit Lions’ roster.

Detroit Lions 53-man roster prediction: Post-draft edition

A look at the Detroit Lions’ new positional depth and what their regular season 53-man roster may look like in September.

Roster impact of the Detroit Lions selecting WR Jameson Williams

Projecting how and where wide receiver Jameson Williams fits on the Detroit Lions roster.

Detroit Lions depth chart: Pre-2022 NFL draft edition

A closer look at how the Lions roster stacks up ahead of the 2022 NFL draft.

DeShon Elliott’s contract details indicate a bargain deal for the Detroit Lions

Breaking down the contract details for DeShon Elliott’s 1-year deal with the Detroit Lions.

Jarrad Davis’ contract details suggest he’ll be fighting for roster spot

Cap implications for the Lions latest signings.

2022 Detroit Lions contract tracker: Positional breakdown of each player’s status

This article will update, so be sure to bookmark and reference throughout the offseason!

Rating the Detroit Lions’ offseason needs

Which positions do the Lions need to address the most this offseason?