Detroit Lions Make Flurry Of Moves Over The Weekend

The Detroit Lions made a flurry of moves over the weekend.  Below is a full list of who was signed, waived, and when the transaction happened.  None of these moves are expected to impact the final 53 man roster, but they are definitely players that will get a look this week.


Safety Taylor Mays was released on August 21st

Wide receiver Jarred Haggins was waived on August 22nd

Tight end Jordan Thompson was waived on August 22nd

Wide receiver Deon Butler was signed on August 22nd

Linebacker Justin Cherocci was signed on August 23rd

Defensive end Erik Williams was signed on August 24th


In addition to the roster moves that the Lions made in recent days, they also had the injury bug hit them pretty bad in their pre-season game.  The following players suffered injuries and are currently not practicing.


Ezekiel Ansah

Eric Ebron

Larry Warford

Caraun Reid

Kyle Van Noy


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