Detroit Lions Roster Analysis: Some Good Running Backs Will Be Cut

September 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As we near the final game of the preseason there are still jobs to be won on the Lions' roster.  This game is where the bubble players get their chance to shine.  The starters will see very few snaps, leaving the backups plenty of opportunity to show they can play.
One of the signs that the Detroit Lions have improved is the possibility that good players may be cut from the roster.  One of the positions in which this is likely to be true is at running back.
The Lions know that Jahvid Best will make the team.  Best has proved his ability to make big plays and impact the game.  The Lions' fans are eagerly anticipating that Best will conjure memories of Barry Sanders and Billy Sims.  We don't know if that will really happen, but we do know Best will be on the roster.
After Best, the roster choices get more difficult.  Prior to this preseason we would have inked in Kevin Smith for a roster spot as well.  But Smith has struggled to ret...

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