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2019 roster cuts: Detroit Lions to cut OL Micah St. Andrew

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The UDFA had a steep uphill climb to make the final 53-man roster.

NFL: JUL 28 Detroit Lions Training Camp Photo by Allan Dranberg/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Detroit Lions roster moves are coming in hot now. According to Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, offensive lineman Micah St. Andrew has been waived.

Andrew was an undrafted rookie out of Fresno State that was brought in to compete for a depth position at center and guard. Andrew started training camp near the bottom of the depth chart and never did much to climb any higher.

Andrew did get a lot of playing time in the preseason finale against the Cleveland Browns, but it’s clear the Lions were a little more serious about fellow UDFA Beau Benzschawel. If the Lions liked the promise of Andrew, he is practice squad eligible.

The Lions’ need better offensive line depth, but it was always going to be an uphill battle for Andrew. His release doesn’t say much about the rest of the roster, but it will be interesting to see if the Lions decide to stick with Benzschawel as a depth piece.

This is the Lions’ third public cut of the day. Check the Lions’ updated roster here.