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Detroit Lions Roster

Detroit Lions 2022 training camp battle preview: Special teams competition

The Detroit Lions return most of their top special teams contributors from last season but there are still a few wide open battles, including at kicker and gunner.

Ranking the 2022 Detroit Lions 89-man roster: Players 50-41

Continuing our rankings of the Detroit Lions’ 89-man roster for the 2022 season.

Pre-camp predictions: Which Lions players on the offensive roster bubble will make it?

The Pride of Detroit staff makes their pre-training camp predictions on which players on the offensive roster bubble will make the 53-man roster.

Lions training camp battle preview: Will there be any surprises at safety?

The Detroit Lions' safety depth chart looks pretty straightforward, but could there be any surprises in the starting lineup or amongst their depth roles?

Ranking the Lions 89-man roster: The roster bubble (60-51)

A look at the players who will be entering training camp right around the roster bubble—according to our own rankings.

Training camp battle preview: Are any linebackers safe?

The Detroit Lions are expecting to have a heated competition for roster spots at the linebacker level, as every role is up for grabs.

Ranking the 2022 Detroit Lions 89-man roster: Players 70-61

These players all have a pretty decent shot of competing for a roster spot, but they will be on the outside looking in during training camp.

Training camp battle preview: How many EDGE will make the 53-man roster?

The Detroit Lions have shifted their defensive philosophy and appear to have prioritized their EDGE players after drafting three of them this past draft. But how many will make the roster?

Ranking all 89 players on the 2022 Detroit Lions roster: 80-71

Most of the Detroit Lions players listed in this group should be considered long shots, but there are a couple of names who could/should make the roster.

Lions training camp preview: Is there a DT depth problem?

The change in defensive philosophy has lowered the need for a deep defensive tackle depth chart, but are the Detroit Lions too light with only six true interior defensive players on the roster?

Roster preview: Can DeShon Elliott hold onto a starting role all season?

Will DeShon Elliott be Brad Holmes’ latest underrated signing or will he fall into the category of one-year misses?

Ranking all 89 players on the Lions roster: The bottom 10

A look at the player on the Detroit Lions roster who have the most work to do entering training camp.

Lions training camp preview: Who are the favorites for IOL4/5?

The Detroit Lions currently have nine interior offensive linemen on their roster, but the odds are almost half of them won’t make the team.

Camp battle preview: Who is OT4, will they make the roster?

The Detroit Lions have five offensive tackles on the roster but how many will they keep and which players are fighting for jobs?

Lions training camp preview: Examining the TE2/TE3 competition

The Detroit Lions have eight tight ends on their roster but none of the roles beyond T.J. Hockenson being the starter are decided.

Lions 2022 training camp preview: Establishing a WR hierarchy

The Detroit Lions have overturned their wide receiver room in just two short offseason and the battles for the last few spots will make for a fun training camp.

Training camp preview: Sorting the RB depth chart

The Detroit Lions have a solid combination of D’Andre Swift and Jamaal Williams at the top of the running back depth chart, but after that, reserve roles are up for grabs.

2022 roster preview: Has the ceiling for Jeff Okudah dropped?

Finally healthy and recovered from an Achilles injury, Detroit Lions corner Jeff Okudah is working to get his career back on track in 2022.

Training camp preview: Who is QB2 and will QB3 be on the 53-man roster?

Jared Goff is the Detroit Lions starting quarterback, but Tim Boyle and David Blough are battling to be his primary back up.

Roster preview: Jamaal Williams is a reliable, necessary piece of the offense

Heading into year six of his NFL career, we have a good idea of what Williams brings to the table as a veteran running back.

Roster preview: Amon-Ra St. Brown is just scratching the surface

Detroit Lions Amon-Ra St. Brown took his game to the next level in the final six games of the 2021 season, but there are strong indicators that he can elevate his game even further.

Roster preview: Can Derrick Barnes earn a starting role?

Derrick Barnes was thrown into the fire last season but is the talented young linebacker ready to take the second-year leap into a starting role?

Roster preview: Could this truly be Jared Goff’s best career year?

Can Detroit Lions quarterback Jared Goff revive his career and take advantage of a good situation?

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.