The Detroit Lions hold their first practice of training camp Wednesday and there is much to be sorted out before the regular season opens Sept. 12 vs. San Francisco.
The Lions will have at least five new starters on offense this fall, at quarterback, right tackle and every wide receiver position — and they could have even more on defense.
Here is Lions beat writer Dave Birkett‘s projected depth chart for the start of camp, which opens to fans beginning Saturday.
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QB: Jared Goff, Tim Boyle
RB: D’Andre Swift, Jamaal Williams
WR: Tyrell Williams, Quintez Cephus
WR: Breshad Perriman, Damion Ratley
WR: Amon-Ra St. Brown, Kalif Raymond
TE: T.J. Hockenson, Darren Fells
LT: Taylor Decker, Tyrell Crosby
LG: Jonah Jackson, Logan Stenberg
C: Frank Ragnow, Evan Brown
RG: Halapoulivaati Vaitai, Tommy Kraemer
RT: Penei Sewell, Matt Nelson
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DL: Michael Brockers, Da’Shawn Hand
NT: John Penisini, Alim McNeill
DL: Nick Williams, Levi Onwuzerike
OLB: Romeo Okwara, Julian Okwara
ILB: Jamie Collins, Jahlani Tavai
ILB: Alex Anzalone, Derrick Barnes
OLB: Trey Flowers, Charles Harris
CB: Jeff Okudah, Quinton Dunbar
S: Tracy Walker, Bobby Price
S: Will Harris, Dean Marlowe
CB: Amani Oruwariye, Ifeatu Melifonwu
Nickel: Mike Ford, Corn Elder
P: Jack Fox
K: Randy Bullock, Matthew Wright
LS: Don Muhlbach, Scott Daly
KR: Kalif Raymond, Victor Bolden
PR: Kalif Raymond, Victor Bolden
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