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BREAKING: Detroit Lions reveal 53-man roster

Saturday at 4 p.m. was the deadline for NFL teams to trim their rosters down to 53 and that’s exactly what the Detroit Lions accomplished.

Here is what the 53-man roster looks like following the Lions final cuts.


Quarterbacks (2)
Matthew Stafford
Jake Rudock

Running Backs (5)
Ameer Abdullah
Theo Riddick
Zach Zenner
Dwayne Washington
Tion Green

Wide Receivers (5)
Golden Tate
Marvin Jones
Kenny Golladay
TJ Jones
Jared Abbrederis

Tight Ends (3)
Eric Ebron
Darren Fells
Michael Roberts

Offensive Line (9)
Rick Wagner
Greg Robinson
Cornelius Lucas
Corey Robinson

Travis Swanson
T.J. Lang
Graham Glasgow
Joe Dahl
Brandon Thomas


Defensive Line (9)
Ziggy Ansah
Cornelius Washington
Anthony Zettel
Jeremiah Valoaga
Alex Barrett
Haloti Ngata
A’Shawn Robinson
Akeem Spence
Jeremiah Ledbetter

Linebackers (6)
Jarrad Davis
Tahir Whitehead
Paul Worrilow
Jalen Reeves-Maybin
Steve Longa
Nick Bellore

Cornerbacks (6)
Darius Slay
Nevin Lawson
D.J. Hayden
Quandre Diggs
Teez Tabor
Jamal Agnew

Safety (5)
Glover Quin
Tavon Wilson
Miles Killebrew
Don Carey
Charles Washington

Kicker (1)
Matt Prater

Punter (1)
Kasey Redfern

Long Snapper (1)
Don Muhlbach

Some notable players who did not make the final cut include WR Jace Billingsley, S Alex Carter, QB Brad Kaaya, T Storm Norton, DE Pat O’Connor, TE Cole Wick, and probably the most surprising of them all, LB Antwione Williams.

Of course, Taylor Decker, the Lions starting left tackle from a year ago is not on the roster due to injury. Also left off the roster is the Lions punter, Sam Martin, who is expected to miss the start of the season because of injury. Kasey Redfern will take the punting duties until Martin returns.

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