Projecting Detroit Lions' Most Heated Roster Battles

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Projecting Detroit Lions' Most Heated Roster Battles
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As of May 19, there are currently 89 Detroit Lions on the roster. That number gets chopped almost in half, as only 53 will earn their Honolulu-blue jerseys for the regular season. 

There will be some fierce competition for those final few roster spots. However, those aren't the only heated battles coming this summer.

A handful of starting positions and key reserve spots are still unresolved. Those battles figure to be just as, if not more, intense than the fight to be No. 53 on the roster. One of those will look awfully familiar to fans, as well as to cornerback Darius Slay (pictured). 

Here are five spots where fierce competition is bound to blow up as players fight tooth and nail for a coveted role.

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