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2019 Detroit Lions free agency tracker: Latest signings, trades, more

Keeping track of all the moves the Lions make this free agency period.

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The Detroit Lions have wasted no time in getting their free agency on. The legal tampering period begins on Monday at noon ET, but the Lions have already managed to fill their slot receiver need for 2019.

So now that free agency is here, it’s time to build our 2019 Detroit Lions free agency tracker. Here, you’ll be able to keep up with every signing, re-signing and trade the Lions make over the next month or so. We’ll keep this article posted high on our front page, and we will update live as news comes in.

We’ll also be keeping track of the Lions’ free agents to see whether they stay in Detroit or find a home elsewhere. This is also a great reference piece to look back on to remind yourself what the Lions did in free agency this year. It’s always interesting to look back on to evaluate the team’s moves. For example, take a look at our 2018 free agency tracker (if you dare).

So without further ado, here’s our Lions free agency tracker:

Other team’s free agents

Signed by the Lions

Lions’ unrestricted free agents


  • LS Don Muhlbach
  • RB Zach Zenner- Signed 1-year deal
  • CB Marcus Cooper— Signed 1-year deal
  • OT Andrew Donnal

Signed elsewhere

Remain unsigned

  • QB Matt Cassel
  • RB LeGarrette Blount
  • WR TJ Jones
  • DT Ricky Jean Francois
  • LB Kelvin Sheppard
  • CB DeShawn Shead

Restricted free agents

Exclusive rights free agents

Lions released

  • WR Bruce Ellington - Signed with Patriots
  • G T.J. Lang
  • LB Nicholas Grigsby
  • S Glover Quin
  • CB Nevin Lawson - Signed with Raiders
  • LB Trevor Bates

Traded players

  • None

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