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A look at where the Detroit Lions roster stands following their recent moves.

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The Detroit Lions have made quite a few changes to their roster since the 2015 NFL Draft. In addition to signing several undrafted free agents, they have added some veteran free agents to their roster and released a few players as well. Following all of those moves, the Lions now have 90 total players on their roster:

Position Player 2015 cap hit Final year Position Player 2015 cap hit Final year
QB Matthew Stafford $17,721,250 2017 DE Ziggy Ansah $5,071,228 2016+TO
Dan Orlovsky $665,000 2015 Jason Jones $3,983,334 2015
Kellen Moore $830,000 2016 Darryl Tapp $665,000 2015
Anthony Boone $436,000 2017 Devin Taylor $660,146 2016
RB Joique Bell $3,500,000 2016 Larry Webster $585,146 2017
Ameer Abdullah $755,659 2018 Corey Wootton $665,000 2015
Theo Riddick $607,750 2016 Phillip Hunt $585,000 2015
George Winn $510,000 2015 Kerry Hyder $435,000 2016
Zach Zenner $436,666 2017 DT Haloti Ngata $8,500,000 2015
Desmond Martin $435,000 2017 Tyrunn Walker $1,750,000 2015
FB Michael Burton $481,089 2018 Gabe Wright $565,289 2018
Emil Igwenagu $585,000 2016 Caraun Reid $557,220 2017
WR Calvin Johnson $20,558,000 2019 Jermelle Cudjo $660,000 2015
Golden Tate $5,350,000 2018 Xavier Proctor $435,000 2016
Jeremy Ross $660,000 2015 Roy Philon $435,000 2016
Corey Fuller $510,000 2015 LB DeAndre Levy $4,500,000 2015
TJ Jones $536,550 2017 Stephen Tulloch $5,800,000 2016
Ryan Broyles $1,170,432 2015 Tahir Whitehead $713,000 2015
Lance Moore $665,000 2015 Josh Bynes $785,000 2016
Greg Salas $585,000 2015 Kyle Van Noy $1,159,569 2017
Andrew Peacock $435,000 2016 Travis Lewis $674,793 2015
Vernon Johnson $438,333 2017 Julian Stanford $660,000 2015
Erik Lora $435,000 2015 Brandon Copeland $460,000 2015
Jarred Haggins $435,000 2017 Jerrell Harris $435,000 2016
TE Brandon Pettigrew $3,800,000 2017 Kevin Snyder $435,333 2017
Eric Ebron $2,783,897 2017+TO CB Darius Slay $1,442,537 2016
Joseph Fauria $589,168 2015 Rashean Mathis $1,625,000 2016
Jordan Thompson $435,000 2016 Alex Carter $607,187 2018
Casey Pierce $437,333 2017 Bill Bentley $817,278 2015
OT Riley Reiff $2,543,450 2016 Nevin Lawson $510,146 2017
LaAdrian Waddle $588,334 2015 Quandre Diggs $463,838 2018
Cornelius Lucas $516,666 2016 Josh Wilson $665,000 2015
Corey Robinson $449,477 2018 Chris Owens $585,000 2015
Michael Williams $435,000 2016 Mohammed Seisay $510,000 2015
OG Laken Tomlinson 2018+TO Crezdon Butler $587,500 2015
Larry Warford $849,250 2016 S Glover Quin $3,572,500 2017
Manny Ramirez $3,000,000 2015 James Ihedigbo $1,975,000 2015
Al Bond $437,000 2017 Isa Abdul-Quddus $1,500,000 2015
Torrian Wilson $438,666 2017 Don Carey $995,000 2016
C Travis Swanson $699,868 2017 Nate Ness $585,000 2015
Darren Keyton $435,000 2016 Isaiah Johnson $439,000 2017
Taylor Boggs $585,000 2016 Brian Suite $435,666 2017
Braxston Cave $435,000 2016 Nathan Lindsey $435,000 2017




K Matt Prater $1,437,500 2016+TO




Kyle Brindza $437,500 2017




P Sam Martin $625,075 2016




LS Don Muhlbach $665,000 2015

(Salary data is via the Detroit Free Press, the NFLPA, Over the Cap and Spotrac.)