The Detroit Lions, like the rest of the NFL, have until 4 p.m. today to take their roster down to 75 player. Detroit promptly finished its first round of cuts yesterday afternoon.
No major surprises so far, just protocol along the road to reducing the roster to regular-season size. Here’s who Detroit has let go of so far:
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One day after it appeared that Rocky McIntosh had made the Detroit Lions season-opening 53-man roster, the veteran linebacker got released.
The Lions made the move Sunday in order to create a roster spot for 6-foot, 208-pound safety DeJon Gomes, who was reportedly claimed off waivers. The Lions are waiting until after Gomes passes a physical to officially announce the transaction...
The Redskins started the day needing to get from 75 players to 53 players. Along the way they decided to keep 4 quarterbacks, which came as a surprise to everyone, and also decided to cut Chase Minnifield and Dejon Gomes. It should also be said that after Jarvis Jenkins and Rob Jackson serve their 4 [...]
Nickel back DeJon Gomes is out for Washington's game against Dallas because of a sprained left knee, while Redskins right tackle Tyler Polumbus is active after missing practice with a concussion.
With Robert Griffin III wearing a brace on his sprained right knee, the Redskins have three quarterbacks active for the first time all season Sunday night, including backup Kirk Cousins...
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December 30, 2012
Washington Redskins free safety Tanard Jackson has been suspended without pay indefinitely by the league for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse, according to the NFL.com.
This is Jackson's second ban since he came into the league in 2007, he will not be re-evaluated until 2013. He was suspended for two games in 2010 for violating the NFL's drug...