Tahir Whitehead has been operating as the starting strong-side linebacker at Lions camp.
Tahir Whitehead is expected to compete for the Lions' strong-side linebacker job.
The Lions are using Tahir Whitehead at all three linebacker spots during OTAs.
The Detroit News expects the Lions to let LBs Tahir Whitehead, Travis Lewis and Ashlee Palmer compete for Justin Durant's old job on the strong-side.
Lions DC Gunther Cunningham believes fifth-round LB Tahir Whitehead is "much better than a fifth-round draft pick."
Fifth-round LB Tahir Whitehead impressed Lions coaches with his explosiveness at rookie minicamp.
Lions agreed to terms with fifth-round LB Tahir Whitehead on a four-year contract.
Lions traded up with the Vikings to select Temple LB Tahir Whitehead with the No. 138 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.