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Lions roster for rookie minicamp includes 50 players

A total of 50 players are set to be in attendance for the Detroit Lions' rookie minicamp this weekend.

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Lions have released their roster for this weekend's rookie minicamp, and it is quite lengthy. There are a total of 50 players set to be in attendance for the minicamp, 29 of whom are under contract. The other 21 players were invited on a tryout basis, and they will try to earn a contract offer over the course of the weekend.

Here's the full list:

Draft picks

  • RB Theo Riddick (Notre Dame)
  • WR Corey Fuller (Virginia Tech)
  • TE Michael Williams (Alabama)
  • OG Larry Warford (Kentucky)
  • DE Ezekiel Ansah (BYU)
  • DE Devin Taylor (South Carolina)
  • LB Brandon Hepburn (Florida A&M)
  • CB Darius Slay (Mississippi State)
  • P Sam Martin (Appalachian State)

Signed to futures deals

  • WR Troy Burrell (Wayne State)
  • WR Patrick Edwards (Houston)
  • OG Rodney Austin (Elon)
  • LB Carmen Messina (New Mexico)
  • CB Conroy Black (Utah)
  • CB Lionel Smith (Texas A&M)
  • CB Ross Weaver (Michigan State)

Signed as free agents

  • K Havard Rugland (Stavanger)
  • P Blake Clingan (Central Florida)

Signed as undrafted free agents

  • QB Alex Carder (Western Michigan)
  • RB Steven Miller (Appalachian State)
  • WR Cody Wilson (Central Michigan)
  • TE Joseph Fauria (UCLA)
  • OT Austin Holtz (Ball State)
  • OT LaAdrian Waddle (Texas Tech)
  • C Skyler Allen (Ohio)
  • DT Michael Brooks (East Carolina)
  • LB Jon Morgan (Albany)
  • LB Alex Elkins (Oklahoma State)
  • S Martavius Neloms (Kentucky)

Invited to try out

  • QB John Laub (Richmond)
  • RB Tyrell Sutton (Northwestern)
  • WR Travis Tarpley (Delaware State)
  • WR Andre Snipes-Booker (Marshall)
  • WR Bakari Bussey (Ohio)
  • WR Gilleylen Curenski (Nebraska)
  • WR Ryan Nehlen (West Virginia)
  • OT Mike Salazar (William & Mary)
  • OG Darren Keyton (Central Michigan)
  • C Trevor Marrongelli (Kansas)
  • DE Hank Keighley (Toledo)
  • DE Scott Vallone (Rutgers)
  • DT Xavier Boatwright (Presbyterian)
  • DT Xavier Proctor (North Carolina Central)
  • LB Josh Francis (West Virginia)
  • CB Al-Rilwan Adeyemi (San Diego)
  • CB Michael Ray Garvin (Florida State)
  • CB Darlos James (Maine)
  • CB Lance Slaughter (St. Bonaventure)
  • S Trevor Coston (Maine)
  • S DeAndre McDaniel (Clemson)

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