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2016 Detroit Lions 53-man roster cuts tracker

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Follow along here for all of the final cuts down to the 53-man roster.

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The Detroit Lions preseason is over, meaning roster cuts season is upon us. Over the next day or so, Lions coaches will be agonizing over which players will make the team, while players will be anxiously waiting by their phones hoping to hear nothing. It's a stressful time for everyone involved, but it's an unfortunately necessary evil for building a final roster.

By Saturday, Sept. 3 at 4 p.m. ET, the Lions must be down to a 53-man roster. Remember, we don't always hear about the cuts until after the deadline, so try to remain patient.

While we wait, here is some reading material for you:

UPDATES:

Players currently on roster: 53
QB Matthew Stafford TE Eric Ebron DE Ziggy Ansah CB Darius Slay
QB Dan Orlovsky TE Andrew Quarless DE Devin Taylor CB Nevin Lawson
QB Jake Rudock TE Cole Wick DE Wallace Gilberry CB Quandre Diggs
TE Adam Fuehne DE Brandon Copeland CB Johnson Bademosi
RB Ameer Abdullah TE Orson Charles DE Anthony Zettel CB Darrin Walls
RB Theo Riddick CB Alex Carter
RB Zach Zenner DT Haloti Ngata CB Adairius Barnes
RB Dwayne Washington OT Riley Reiff DT Tyrunn Walker CB Charles Washington
RB George Winn OT Taylor Decker DT Caraun Reid
OT Michael Ola DT A'Shawn Robinson S Glover Quin
FB Michael Burton OT Cornelius Lucas DT Khyri Thornton S Rafael Bush
OT Corey Robinson DT Stefan Charles S Tavon Wilson
WR Marvin Jones OT Luke Marquardt DT Gabe Wright S Miles Killebrew
WR Golden Tate DT Kerry Hyder S Don Carey
WR TJ Jones OG Laken Tomlinson S Isaiah Johnson
WR Anquan Boldin OG Larry Warford LB DeAndre Levy
WR Andre Roberts OG Joe Dahl LB Tahir Whitehead K Matt Prater
WR Jay Lee OG Brandon Thomas LB Josh Bynes
WR Jace Billingsley LB Kyle Van Noy P Sam Martin
WR Quinshad Davis C Travis Swanson LB Antwione Williams
C Graham Glasgow LB Jon Bostic LS Don Muhlbach
C Gabe Ikard LB Khaseem Greene
C Lemuel Jeanpierre LB Zaviar Gooden
LB Jayson DiManche