With Joe Kania on vacation this week, Erik Schlitt welcomed in a special guest — Scott Bischoff. Scott works alongside Erik at Lions Wire as well as writing at Football Guys and is contributing with Matt Waldman on his Rookie Scouting Portfolio. You can find Scott on Twitter at @Bischoff_Scott.
This week Erik and Scott discus:
- the Lions roster heading into training camp
- A’Shawn Robinson’s role and how he will impact the players around him
- Da’Shawn Hand’s versatility
- Ezekiel Ansah’s usage off the edge and inside
- what to expect from Jarrad Davis
- Who backs up Devon Kennard?
- Christian Jones versatility
- Jalen Reeves-Maybin’s importance
- why DeShawn Shead is underrated
- Tracy Walker’s potential
- How former starters Nevin Lawson and Tavon Wilson’s roles will change
- five, six and seven defensive backs sets
- going “big” to stop the run
- why a starter designation isn’t as important as it used to be
- who is Matthew Stafford’s back up?
- Kerryon Johnson’s potential
- the running backs rotation
- will they trade Ameer Abdullah?
- the offensive line construction
- Frank Ragnow’s potential
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