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2017 roster cuts: Detroit Lions establish ‘final’ 53-man roster

Here’s your first look at the Lions’ 53-man roster for the 2017 season.

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After an exhausting day of cuts, the Detroit Lions have worked their way down to a 53-man roster. Detroit announced the last moves to finish all of their mandatory cuts for the day.

Although this roster is far from final, for at least the next few hours, the following players are safe.

Lions “final” 53-man roster

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
TE Michael Roberts DE Cornelius Washington CB Teez Tabor
RB Ameer Abdullah DE Jeremiah Valoaga CB DJ Hayden
RB Theo Riddick OT Rick Wagner DE Alex Barrett CB Quandre Diggs
RB Zach Zenner OT Greg Robinson CB Jamal Agnew
RB Dwayne Washington OT Corey Robinson DT Haloti Ngata
RB Tion Green OT Brian Mihalik DT A'Shawn Robinson S Glover Quin
OT Cornelius Lucas DT Akeem Spence S Tavon Wilson
WR Marvin Jones DT Jeremiah Ledbetter S Miles Killebrew
WR Golden Tate OG T.J. Lang S Don Carey
WR Kenny Golladay OG Graham Glasgow LB Jarrad Davis S Charles Washington
WR TJ Jones OG Joe Dahl LB Tahir Whitehead
WR Jared Abbrederis OG Zac Kerin LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin K Matt Prater
OG Brandon Thomas LB Paul Worrilow
LB Steve Longa P Kasey Redfern
C Travis Swanson LB Nick Bellore
LS Don Muhlbach

Quarterbacks (2)

QB Matthew Stafford
QB Jake Rudock

Running backs (5)

RB Ameer Abdullah
RB Theo Riddick
RB Zach Zenner
RB Dwayne Washington
RB Tion Green

Wide receivers (5)

WR Marvin Jones
WR Golden Tate
WR Kenny Golladay
WR TJ Jones
WR Jared Abbrederis

Tight ends (3)

TE Eric Ebron
TE Darren Fells
TE Michael Roberts

Offensive lineman (9)

OT Rick Wagner
OT Greg Robinson
OT Cornelius Lucas
OT Brian Mihalik (added through waiver wire)
OT Corey Robinson
OG T.J. Lang
OG Graham Glasgow
OG Joe Dahl
OG Brandon Thomas
OG Zac Kerin (added through waiver wire)
C Travis Swanson

Defensive lineman (9)

DE Ziggy Ansah
DE Anthony Zettel
DE Cornelius Washington
DE Jeremiah Valoaga
DE Alex Barrett
DT Haloti Ngata
DT A'Shawn Robinson
DT Akeem Spence
DT Jeremiah Ledbetter

Linebackers (6)

LB Jarrad Davis
LB Tahir Whitehead
LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin
LB Paul Worrilow
LB Steve Longa
LB Nick Bellore

Defensive backs (11)

CB Darius Slay
CB Nevin Lawson
CB Teez Tabor
CB DJ Hayden
CB Quandre Diggs
CB Jamal Agnew
S Glover Quin
S Tavon Wilson
S Miles Killebrew
S Don Carey
S Charles Washington

Special Teams (3)

K Matt Prater
P Kasey Redfern
LS Don Muhlbach

What do you think of the Lions’ 53-man roster? What was the biggest surprise? Who is in danger of being replaced?

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