Back by popular demand, I will be reporting daily from the Detroit Lions training camp sidelines. I’ll do my best to bring the experience to life for those who can’t attend and will try to get answers to the questions that have piled up during the offseason.
The Lions haven’t announced their open session schedule as of this writing, but I thought that it would be a good idea to kick this off now so we can hash over some questions that fans want answers to.
Hey, that’s what training camp is all about, isn’t it?
I’ve been attending open sessions for several years now and my summer day-camp experiences have been worth every moment in the sub-tropical swamp that is the Allen Park training facility. I’ll catch up with friends and steal a moment, or two with players and coaches for tidbits to share.
To the casual observer, there’s so much eye candy with players doing position drills that it’s sometimes difficult to gain insight when your focus seems to be multitasking while schmoozing with the kindred spirits around you. You just can’t see everything, but I’ve learned who, and what to focus on during various practice segments.
By the time the Lions break camp, we should have a pretty good idea regarding who gets it, and who doesn’t.
While the multiple question marks of previous camps have subsided with the influx of talent, some questions persist. Let’s take a look at some questions for key units going into camp, and how we might learn how the final roster might shake out.
As usual, I want to hear about who you need me to keep a close eye on.