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Detroit Lions Free Agents, Draft Picks and Cap Space 2023

It is officially the NFL offseason, as all 32 teams attempt to figure out how they can win Super Bowl 58. The offseason begins with NFL Free Agency and the 2023 NFL Draft, where teams will look to build a competitive roster. The Detroit Lions are a team that could compete next season, so look for their NFL offseason moves to fill key areas of need.

Below, we will take a look at the Detroit Lions’ free agents, the Lions’ draft picks and how much cap space they have heading into the 2023 NFL season.

When Does NFL Free Agency Start 2023?

Now that it is officially the offseason, many fans have the same question — when does NFL Free Agency start 2023? The 2023 NFL Free Agency period begins on Wednesday, March 15 at 4 p.m. ET. The “legal tampering period,” where teams can officially begin talking with players and negotiating terms, will begin two days prior.

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NFL Offseason Schedule 2023

There are many important dates on the 2023 NFL offseason schedule. Here are the most important NFL offseason schedule dates to keep track of.

Feb. 21 — Franchise/transition tag window opens

Feb. 28 – March 6 — 2023 NFL Combine

March 7 — Franchise/transition tag deadline (4 p.m. ET)

March 7 — College Pro Days begin

March 13-15 — Legal tampering period opens

March 15 — New league year, 2023 NFL Free Agency begins (4 p.m. ET)

March 26-29 — NFL league meetings

April 17 — OTAs begin

April 27-29 — 2023 NFL Draft

May 1 — Fifth-year option deadline for 2020 NFL Draft picks

May 5-8 — Rookie minicamp 

May 12-15 — Rookie minicamp 

Mid-May — NFL schedule release

Mid-July — NFL franchise tag contract negotiation deadline

Detroit Lions Free Agents, Draft Picks and Cap Space 2023
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Detroit Lions Free Agents | 2023 NFL Free Agency

The following Detroit Lions free agents were recorded on Feb. 17.

Jamaal WilliamsRBUFA
Mike HughesCBUFA
Alex AnzaloneLBUFA
Evan BrownOGUFA
Chris BoardLBUFA
Josh WoodsLBUFA
Jarrad DavisLBUFA
Deshone ElliottSUFA
Nate SudfeldQBUFA
Justin JacksonRBUFA
Isaiah BuggsDEUFA
Will HarrisSUFA
Dan SkipperOTRFA
Austin BryantDEUFA
Matt NelsonOTRFA
John CominskyDEUFA
Amani OruwariyeCBUFA
Benito JonesDTERFA
Tommy KraemerOGERFA
Brock WrightTEERFA
Scott DalyLSERFA
Anthony PittmanLBERFA
Trinity BensonWRRFA
Bobby PriceSRFA

Detroit Lions Draft Picks | 2023 NFL Draft

The following Detroit Lions draft picks for the 2023 NFL Draft were taken from Tankathon, who also included projected compensatory picks.


Detroit Lions Cap Space 2023

The 2023 Detroit Lions cap space was taken from OverTheCap on Feb. 17. The total base 2023 NFL salary cap space is $224.8M.

Heading into the 2023 NFL offseason, the Detroit Lions’ cap space sits at $13,915,951, currently. This ranks as the 11th-most cap space in the NFL. With key Lions free agents and obvious areas of need, look for Detroit to be active this NFL offseason.

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