5 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make the Detroit Lions' Final 53-Man Roster

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5 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make the Detroit Lions' Final 53-Man Roster
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Havard Rugland lacks experience, but his leg strength is unquestioned.

According to urbandictionary.com, a dark horse is "someone somewhat unknown who exceeds expectations of all others in an event." This certainly applies to NFL training camps. Teams are full of unknowns who are hungry for success

The Detroit Lions are no different.

In fact, with so many holes in their roster, they might have more dark-horse candidates than usual. 

They've added a number of players who don't have much of a resume but who could have a big impact this season if they make the final roster.

Here are the Lions' biggest dark-horse candidates to do just that.

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