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Morning Roar: Tough days ahead

The preseason games are over. By the time the Detroit Lions practice Monday, they'll have a pretty good idea of what their team will look like for the season opener on "Monday Night Football" against the New York Giants.

Between now and then, though, are some of the hardest days of the season for players, coaches, general managers and agents as rosters are cut from 75 players to 53, meaning 22 players on each team -- give or take a few due to injured reserve lists -- will be out of jobs. Then comes the second round of angst, when teams scan waiver wires for improvements to the back part of every roster.

This means some players who are cut will end up on a flight almost immediately to a new city at the expense of someone who thought they made an opening day roster. Yet others will never play a down of football again.

So as you hear about cuts in the next 48 to 72 hours, keep all of that in mind.

And now, a look around the Interwebs in search of Lions news: