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2019 Detroit Lions cut tracker: Live updating transactions to 53-man roster

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Live updates as the Lions work their way down to a 53-man roster.

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This is the toughest weekend in the NFL. Most teams enter the weekend with 90 players on the roster. All of them will finish with just 53.

It’s an impossible task for general managers to take on, and a completely nerve-wrecking weekend for thousands of NFL players. Around 1,200 athletes will be forced to turn in their playbook and find a job elsewhere. It’s one of the uglier sides of this game, and to be honest, it’s my least favorite 48 hours of the year.

But we’ll be here to walk you all through it as the Lions shave their roster down 37 players. Last year, they made several moves on Friday, while finishing up the rest on Saturday night.

Stick right here and keep hitting that refresh button, as we’ll make note of every single transaction over the next two days and update the roster list accordingly.

Remember: the deadline to cut down the roster to 53 players is 4 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Cuts so far (24):

Additions so far (1)

  • QB David Blough (trade)

Current roster (53)

Quarterbacks (3)

Matthew Stafford
Tom Savage
Josh Johnson
Luis Perez
David Blough

Running backs (4)

Kerryon Johnson
C.J. Anderson
Ty Johnson
Mark Thompson
Nick Bawden (FB)
Justin Stockton
James Williams

Tight ends (3)

T.J. Hockenson
Jesse James
Logan Thomas
Isaac Nauta
Jerome Cunningham
Austin Traylor

Wide receivers (5)

Kenny Golladay
Marvin Jones Jr.
Danny Amendola
Chris Lacy
Travis Fulgham
Brandon Powell
Jonathan Duhart
Andy Jones
Tom Kennedy
Tommylee Lewis
Jordan Lasley

Offensive linemen (9)

Taylor Decker
Kenny Wiggins
Frank Ragnow
Graham Glasgow
Rick Wagner
Joe Dahl
Tyrell Crosby
Oday Aboushi
Andrew Donnal
Leo Koloamatangi
Ryan Pope
Beau Benzschawel
Micah St. Andrew
Luke Bowanko
Matt Nelson

Defensive linemen (7)

Da’Shawn Hand
Damon Harrison Sr.
A’Shawn Robinson
Mike Daniels
Trey Flowers
Romeo Okwara
Eric Lee
Kevin Strong
Mitchell Loewen
Fred Jones
Ray Smith
P.J. Johnson
Jonathan Wynn
John Atkins

Linebackers (7)

Devon Kennard
Jahlani Tavai
Jarrad Davis
Christian Jones
Jalen Reeves-Maybin
Miles Killebrew
Austin Bryant
Garret Dooley
Anthony Pittman
Malik Carney
Steve Longa

Cornerbacks (7)

Darius Slay
Rashaan Melvin
Justin Coleman
Amani Oruwariye
Jamal Agnew
Mike Ford
Teez Tabor
Andre Chachere
Dee Virgin
Jamar Summers
Johnathan Alston

Safeties (5)

Quandre Diggs
Tracy Walker
Will Harris
Charles Washington
Tavon Wilson
C.J. Moore
Andrew Adams

Special teams (3)

Matt Prater
Sam Martin
Don Muhlbach
Ryan Santoso