The Detroit Lions are not exactly what you would call back "in the thick" of football activities, but they've started to rev the engine, and trends are starting to emerge.
We have a little under two months before training camps start up across the country, and until that happens, we have little else to go on besides inferences and small scraps of information.
It's not much, and that's why this is the slow time of year for football. But rather than dwell on the lack of excitement, let's instead talk about what information is available.
It may not be much, but it's a lot closer to real football action than mock drafts are. At least now we can talk about actual on-field performance instead of just speculation and college film study—even if those performances don't involve pads or contact yet.
Here are six key things to take away from the Detroit Lions' recent organized team activities.