The first week of training camp is like a holiday in the NFL and Lions fans have been celebrating plenty.
The biggest buzz to come out of Allen Park this week has been the performance of the Lions' young secondary, the return of veteran safety
In regards to the secondary, the number of passes to hit the ground during practice has noticeably increased. This isn't an indictment of the offense, it is a showcase of the athletic players the Lions have brought in.
One player that has made sure he stands out has been second-year cornerback
Now with the additions at the position, Bentley has been working mostly at the nickel spot and seems to have found a home there.
In fact, Tim Twentyman went as far to say on Tuesday that the fans may have received their first look at the Lions' starting secondary in Delmas,
More training camp headlines:
- GM Martin Mayhew is pleased with the athleticism shown by the Lions early in training camp and also addresses whether he sees himself "on the hot seat".
- Veteran G
Rob Simshas become a teacher for rookie Larry Warford.
Ndamukong Suhplaces no limits on what he believes he can accomplish. He also says he has benefited significantly from the addition of veteran defensive line coach, Jim Washburn.
- Second-year WR
Ryan Broylesis experiencing night and day from what he experienced one year ago.
- Tim Twentyman says RB
Reggie Bushhas less wear and tear on him than other running backs drafted in 2006, which is a huge benefit for the Lions.
Calvin Johnson's work ethic in his seventh training camp is still impressing Lions' media.
- Lions alumnus Eddie Murray has participated in camp to provide his expertise to the team's young specialists.
- Veteran LB
Stephen Tullochis relieved to begin the 2013 season after a tough 2012 in which he battled through injury. In the meantime, Travis Lewis, Ashlee Palmerand Tahir Whiteheadcontinue to compete for the third starting spot within the linebacker corps.