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Detroit Lions establish full 53-man roster for the 2018 NFL season

Here’s your first look at the Lions’ 53-man roster for 2018.

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After some cuts, trades and injury designations, the Detroit Lions have a 53-man roster in time for the NFL’s 4 p.m. ET deadline on Saturday. Though the roster is far from “finished,” we have our first look at what the team may look like going into Week 1 against the New York Jets on “Monday Night Football.”

Now that the roster has been established, it will be Bob Quinn and Matt Patricia’s job to build a practice squad and scour the waiver wire to see if any players cut by other teams can help this team more than some of their current players.

But for now, the Lions have 53 players on their roster. Here they are:

2018 Detroit Lions roster:

Quarterbacks (2)

QB Matthew Stafford
QB Matt Cassel

Running backs (5)

RB Kerryon Johnson
RB Ameer Abdullah
RB LeGarrette Blount
RB Theo Riddick
FB Nick Bellore

Wide receivers (6)

WR Marvin Jones Jr.
WR Golden Tate
WR Kenny Golladay
WR TJ Jones
WR Brandon Powell
WR Bradley Marquez

Tight ends (4)

TE Michael Roberts
TE Luke Willson
TE Levine Toilolo
TE Hakeem Valles

Offensive line (9)

OT Taylor Decker
OT Rick Wagner
OT Tyrell Crosby
OG T.J. Lang
OT Andrew Donnal
G/C Graham Glasgow
OG Frank Ragnow
G/C Leo Koloamatangi
G Kenny Wiggins
G Joe Dahl
OT Brian Mihalik

Defensive line (7)

DE Ezekiel Ansah
DE Anthony Zettel
DE Kerry Hyder
DE/DT Da’Shawn Hand
DT A’Shawn Robinson
DT Ricky Jean Francois
DT Sylvester Williams

Linebackers (7)

LB Devon Kennard
LB Jarrad Davis
LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin
LB Christian Jones
LB Eli Harold
LB Miles Killebrew
LB Trevor Bates

Defensive backs (10)

CB Darius Slay
CB Nevin Lawson
CB Teez Tabor
CB Quandre Diggs
CB Jamal Agnew
CB Dee Virgin
S Glover Quin
S Tavon Wilson
S Charles Washington
S Tracy Walker

Special Teams (3)

K Matt Prater
P Sam Martin
LS Don Muhlbach

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