WEEK IN REVIEW: Looking forward

Posted Jul 5, 2014

Recap the week in Lions news as we look forward to training camp and the upcoming season.

In the NFL, there's always a sense of looking ahead - looking forward to training camp, the next opponent and even your dream pick in the next draft.

We're embracing the 'look ahead' trend here on

We can start thinking about position battles, like Rodney Austin vs. Travis Swanson for a game-day role. We can predict how our draft picks will perform, like how first-round pick Eric Ebron's versaility might help the offense. And we can look at statistics from last season that need to improve moving forward.

We can also start gathering intel on our 2014 opponents.

Which quarterback on the Lions' 2014 schedule presents the biggest challenge? What about linebacker?

In his latest series, Tim Twentyman takes a look at each position group and ranks the top 10 from the teams we face in 2014.

Stay tuned throughout the offseason for the rest of the rankings.