Between now and then, there is still one more preseason game, a Friday night home date with the Jacksonville Jaguars.
For 15 players, that game will be their last appearance in a Lions uniform. Most of those cuts are fairly obvious, however, such as Tuesday's waiving of cornerback Drayton Florence, per Kyle Meinke of MLive. It's the next round of cuts where the real intrigue lies. New head coach Jim Caldwell, the man pictured above, has some tough choices to make.
Here are eight players firmly on the roster bubble for the final cut, which comes after the fourth and final preseason game. Will they make it to the final 53, or will they hit the waiver wire?