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Lions roster cuts: Lions finalize 75-man roster

The Detroit Lions have released Jacob Maxwell and are now down to the 75-man roster limit required by the NFL.

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The Detroit Lions made their final cut on Tuesday by releasing tight end Jacob Maxwell.

Detroit now has a finalized 75-man roster, as required by the NFL's 4 p.m. ET deadline. The Lions will have one last look at these players on Thursday for their final preseason game against the Buffalo Bills. After that, the Lions will have to trim their roster down to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Here's a look at the roster as it currently stands:

Players currently on roster: 75
QB Matthew Stafford TE Eric Ebron DE Ziggy Ansah CB Darius Slay
QB Dan Orlovsky TE Brandon Pettigrew DE Jason Jones CB Rashean Mathis
QB Kellen Moore TE Tim Wright DE Devin Taylor CB Nevin Lawson
QB Garrett Gilbert TE Joseph Fauria DE Darryl Tapp CB Josh Wilson
TE Casey Pierce DE Larry Webster CB Quandre Diggs
RB Joique Bell TE Jacob Maxwell DE Corey Wootton CB Alex Carter
RB Ameer Abdullah TE Deon Butler DE Phillip Hunt CB Crezdon Butler
RB Theo Riddick DE Erik Williams CB Jocquel Skinner
RB George Winn OT Riley Reiff CB R.J. Stanford
RB Zach Zenner OT LaAdrian Waddle DT Haloti Ngata
RB Desmond Martin OT Cornelius Lucas DT Tyrunn Walker
OT Corey Robinson DT Caraun Reid S Glover Quin
FB Emil Igwenagu OT Xavier Proctor DT Gabe Wright S James Ihedigbo
FB Michael Burton DT Jermelle Cudjo S Don Carey
OG Laken Tomlinson DT Kerry Hyder S Isa Abdul-Quddus
WR Calvin Johnson OG Larry Warford DT Jerel Worthy S Nate Ness
WR Golden Tate OG Manny Ramirez DT Roy Philon S Isaiah Johnson
WR Lance Moore OG Torrian Wilson S Brian Suite
WR Corey Fuller OG Al Bond LB DeAndre Levy
WR Jeremy Ross LB Stephen Tulloch K Matt Prater
WR TJ Jones C Travis Swanson LB Tahir Whitehead K Kyle Brindza
WR Greg Salas C Taylor Boggs LB Travis Lewis
WR Andrew Peacock C Braxston Cave LB Josh Bynes P Sam Martin
WR Vernon Johnson C Joe Madsen LB Kyle Van Noy
WR Ryan Broyles LB Julian Stanford LS Don Muhlbach
LB Brandon Copeland
LB Justin Cherocci

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