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Lions establish 53-man roster

The Detroit Lions have made all of their required cuts on Saturday and now have a full 53-man roster.

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The Detroit Lions have finalized their 53-man roster, as required by the NFL. It should be noted that the Lions may add a player or two still, especially when Montell Owens goes on the short-term IR, but for now they have a full roster ready for Week 1.

QB Matthew Stafford
QB Shaun Hill
QB Kellen Moore

RB Reggie Bush
RB Mikel Leshoure
RB Joique Bell
RB Montell Owens
RB Theo Riddick

WR Calvin Johnson
WR Nate Burleson
WR Ryan Broyles
WR Patrick Edwards
WR Kris Durham
WR Micheal Spurlock
TE Brandon Pettigrew
TE Tony Scheffler
TE Joseph Fauria

OT Riley Reiff
OT Corey Hilliard
OT Jason Fox
OT LaAdrian Waddle

OG Rob Sims
OG Larry Warford
OG Dylan Gandy

C Dominic Raiola
C Leroy Harris

DE Jason Jones
DE Israel Idonije
DE Willie Young
DE Devin Taylor
DE Ziggy Ansah

DT Ndamukong Suh
DT Nick Fairley
DT C.J. Mosley
DT Justin Bannan

LB Stephen Tulloch
LB DeAndre Levy
LB Ashlee Palmer
LB Tahir Whitehead
LB Travis Lewis
LB Rocky McIntosh
CB Chris Houston
CB Darius Slay
CB Jonte Green
CB Bill Bentley
CB Rashean Mathis

S Glover Quin
S Louis Delmas
S Don Carey
S John Wendling

K David Akers

P Sam Martin

LS Don Muhlbach

And here's a list of Saturday's transactions:


  • WR Corey Fuller
  • OG Darren Keyton
  • LB Jon Morgan
  • CB Chris Greenwood
  • OT Kevin Haslam
  • LB Brandon Hepburn
  • DT Xavier Proctor
  • OG Rodney Austin
  • CB Ron Bartell
  • S Amari Spievey
  • P Blake Clingan
  • WR Matt Willis
  • S Tyrell Johnson
  • RB Steven Miller
  • OG Jake Scott
  • FB Shaun Chapas
  • LB Chris White
  • S Martavius Neloms
  • DT Jimmy Saddler-McQueen
  • DT Ogemdi Nwagbuo
  • DT Andre Fluellen

Will be placed on short-term injured reserve:

  • RB Montell Owens

Placed on injured reserve:

  • TE Michael Williams

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