The noon claim deadline for players placed on the waiver wire this weekend has passed, and reports are now rolling in for which players have been claimed and which have cleared. Justin Rogers is reporting that TJ Jones has cleared waiver and should return to the practice squad once the Lions can make that decision (at 1 p.m.). However, the Lions also have apparently brought in a new player to the roster.
According to Pro Football Talk, the Detroit Lions have claimed former Jaguars linebacker Thurston Armbrister. Armbrister was undrafted in 2015 and played 16 games for the team his rookie year, tallying 15 tackles in three starts.
In addition to gaining Armbrister, the Lions lost the opportunity to bring Caraun Reid back to the practice squad, as the Chargers claimed him according to Pro Football Talk. Reid was eligible to return via the new practice squad rules, but he never made it that far.
The good news for Detroit is Reid was the only player to be claimed on waivers, according to Justin Rogers. That means players like receivers Jay Lee, Jace Billingsley and quarterback Jake Rudock could all be added to the practice squad.