The Lions announced the hiring of head coach Matt Patricia last week. Now that Patricia is in place, and his staff is starting to come together, the Lions can shift their focus to the upcoming offseason events.
Up first is the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis at the end of the month. Teams will get the opportunity to interview players and watch them take part in various drills.
View photos of the prospects participating in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine.
Tim Twentyman is previewing this year's draft prospects who will be at the Combine, position by position. Check out the first installments below:
Check back next week for the rest of the position previews.
TOP PLAYS OF THE 2017 SEASON
Over the next couple weeks we'll be breaking down the top Lions plays of the 2017 season:
Coming soon: Top running, defensive and rookie plays.
OTHER NOTEWORTHY ITEMS:
- Former Lions OL Geoff Schwartz thinks new offensive line coach Jeff Davidson will bring a calming effect to the group.
- Marvin Jones Jr. ranks second on the list of the NFL's top tight-window wide receivers.
- What will Matt Patricia address first this offseason? Tim Twentyman answers that and more in his latest 10 Questions column.
- Watch Tori Petry talk with ESPN Patriots reporter Mike Reiss about Matt Patricia's time in New England and what the Lions are getting in their new head coach.