The Major League Soccer season is just a week away. In the midst of a flurry of preseason discussions, predictions and thoughts, let's talk about an under-the-radar story to watch: rookies.
Most teams around the league have all but abandoned the MLS SuperDraft as a real means of acquiring talent. Orlando City didn't.
The Lions drafted and signed three first round picks in the most recent draft, and moved assets to acquire these players. Let's set some reasonable and realistic expectations for these players heading into their first season of professional soccer.