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Detroit Lions 53-man roster projection

The Detroit Lions open training camp on Aug. 3 at the team's practice facility in Allen Park, Michigan. Here's a 53-man roster projection.

Quarterbacks (3): Matthew Stafford, Kellen Moore, Dan Orlovsky (cut: Garrett Gilbert)

Running backs (4): Joique Bell, Ameer Abdullah, Theo Riddick, George Winn (cut: Zach Zenner, Desmond Martin)

Fullback (1): Michael Burton (cut: Emil Igwenagu)

Wide receiver (6): Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Corey Fuller, Jeremy Ross, Lance Moore, Ryan Broyles. (cut: TJ Jones, Andrew Peacock, Greg Salas, Vernon Johnson, Jarred Haggins).

Tight end (3): Eric Ebron, Brandon Pettigrew, Joseph Fauria (cut: David Ausberry, Jordan Thompson, Casey Pierce).

Offensive tackles (4): Riley Reiff, Cornelius Lucas, LaAdrian Waddle, Michael Williams. (cut: Corey Robinson, Xavier Proctor).

Guards (3): Laken Tomlinson, Larry Warford, Manny Ramirez. (cut: Darren Keyton, Al Bond, Taylor Boggs, Torrian Wilson)

Center (1): Travis Swanson (cut: Braxston Cave)

Defensive ends (5): Ezekiel Ansah, Jason Jones, Darryl Tapp, Devin Taylor, Larry Webster. (cut: Phillip Hunt, Kerry Hyder)

Defensive tackles (4): Haloti Ngata, Tyrunn Walker, Gabe Wright, Caraun Reid. (cut: Jermelle Cudjo, Corey Wootton, Roy Philon)

Linebackers (6): DeAndre Levy, Stephen Tulloch, Tahir Whitehead, Kyle Van Noy, Josh Bynes, Travis Lewis. (cut: Brandon Copeland, Kevin Snyder, Julian Stanford, Jerrell Harris)

Cornerbacks (6): Rashean Mathis, Darius Slay, Alex Carter, Quandre Diggs, Josh Wilson, Nevin Lawson. (cut: Chris Owens, Mohammed Seisay, Crezdon Butler)

Safeties (4): Glover Quin, James Ihedigbo, Isa Abdul-Quddus, Don Carey. (cut: Taylor Mays, Nate Ness, Isaiah Johnson, Brian Suite)

Specialists (3): Matt Prater, Sam Martin, Don Muhlbach (cut: Kyle Brindza)