Friday Jul 18
Detroit Lions' projected roster
The Lions could keep three players here, but they could just as easily use a practice squad slot on undrafted rookie James Franklin to give the team more flexibility at other spots.
Pride of Detroit
Where the Lions roster stands: Linebacker
As we start to look ahead to training camp, we're going to take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions roster.
Detroit Free Press
Lions LB Van Noy will supplant Palmer, but maybe not right away
Detroit Lions linebacker Travis Lewis, right, knocks the ball away from Kyle Van Noy during minicamp in Allen Park on June 11, 2014.
Detroit Lions' Tahir Whitehead moves to middle linebacker, gets valuable first-team reps
Tahir Whitehead has flourished into a special teams ace since the Detroit Lions took him in the fifth round of the 2012 NFL draft.