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Lions release WR Erik Lora

To make room for Rasheed Williams, the Detroit Lions released wide receiver Erik Lora.

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As we found out on Tuesday, the Detroit Lions have brought back running back Rasheed Williams. He was released shortly after signing as an undrafted free agent back in May, but that was strictly because he was still in school and couldn't practice as a result.

With Williams now officially back with the Lions, they decided to release wide receiver Erik Lora to make room for him. Lora was added after taking part in the Lions' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis last month, and he seemed like a potentially intriguing addition given Detroit's previous interest in him:

[...] this is actually Lora's second go-around as an undrafted free agent. Last year, he signed with the Minnesota Vikings after going undrafted, but he was let go in August. Lora actually visited the Lions before the draft in 2014, so clearly they already had some interest in him way back then.

With Williams back in and Lora out, the Lions still have 90 players on their roster.

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