Offseason workouts are well underway (or over, in some cases), and with it comes our first set of inferences about the Detroit Lions' 2013 roster.
Minicamps and OTAs don't carry the same weight as training camp or preseason games in terms of personnel evaluation, but they do serve as our first look at how the rookies are learning, how the free agents are fitting in and how everyone else has changed from last year.
Of course, those changes can be good or bad. Sometimes heads turn because of something great, and sometimes they turn because of a train wreck.
This article will cover both, and I fully plan to bend the rules on what counts as a "player." But, as always, it's important to remember that these are the earliest of the early evaluations. We're still a good two months from being able to draw any conclusions based on hard evidence, and even then, preseason games aren't the hardest pieces of evidence that you can find.
So with the understanding that patience and a long-term mindset are key, here are 10 Lions who are making headlines early in the 2013 offseason.