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Lions cuts tracker 2017: Live updates to Detroit’s final 53-man roster

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Now that the Detroit Lions’ preseason is over, it’s time for the dreaded roster cuts to begin. By Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, the Lions roster must be down to 53 players.

At the start of Friday, the Lions were down to 85 total. However, that list includes several players that will likely not count against the roster for various reasons. For example, Armonty Bryant and Khyri Thornton could both be moved to the suspended list, where they won’t count against the roster. Players like Sam Martin and Taylor Decker, who currently count against the 90-man roster limit, won’t count against the 53 if they’re moved to the regular season injury lists—which they would stay on for at least six weeks.

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

Lions current 2017 roster (53 players)

Offense Offense Defense Defense
Offense Offense Defense Defense
QB Matthew Stafford TE Eric Ebron DE Ziggy Ansah CB Darius Slay
QB Jake Rudock TE Darren Fells DE Anthony Zettel CB Nevin Lawson
QB Brad Kaaya TE Michael Roberts DE Cornelius Washington CB Teez Tabor
TE Khari Lee DE Jeremiah Valoaga CB DJ Hayden
RB Ameer Abdullah TE Scott Orndoff DE Alex Barrett CB Quandre Diggs
RB Theo Riddick TE Robert Tonyan DE Armonty Bryant (Susp) CB Jamal Agnew
RB Zach Zenner TE Cole Wick DE Pat O'Connor CB Johnson Bademosi
RB Dwayne Washington DE Giorgio Newberry CB Adairius Barnes
RB Tion Green OT Rick Wagner CB Josh Thornton
RB Matt Asiata OT Greg Robinson DT Haloti Ngata CB Tramain Jacobs
OT Corey Robinson DT A'Shawn Robinson
WR Marvin Jones OT Brian Mihalik (waiver claim) DT Akeem Spence S Glover Quin
WR Golden Tate OT Storm Norton DT Jeremiah Ledbetter S Tavon Wilson
WR Kenny Golladay OT Nick Becton DT Khyri Thornton (Susp) S Miles Killebrew
WR TJ Jones OT Taylor Decker (PUP) DT Ego Ferguson S Don Carey
WR Jared Abbrederis OT Cornelius Lucas DT Caushaun Lyons S Charles Washington
WR Jace Billingsley DT Derrick Lott S Rolan Milligan
WR Dontez Ford OG T.J. Lang S Alex Carter
WR Noel Thomas OG Graham Glasgow LB Jarrad Davis
WR Dez Stewart OG Joe Dahl LB Tahir Whitehead K Matt Prater
WR Michael Rector OG Zac Kerin (waiver claim) LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin
OG Brandon Thomas LB Paul Worrilow P Kasey Redfern
OG Connor Bozick LB Steve Longa P Sam Martin (NFI)
LB Nick Bellore
C Travis Swanson LB Thurston Armbrister LS Don Muhlbach
C Leo Koloamatangi LB Antwione Williams

Throughout the day, we will be updating the chart above and listing the cuts as they come in below.

Be sure to stay here all day Friday and Saturday, as this post will be updating live when the cuts start being announced.

Detroit Lions roster cuts:

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