Lions Trim Roster To 53

The Lions have released offensive lineman Brandon Thomas, as Rand Getlin of NFL.com tweets. Thomas came to Detroit in the Jeremy Kerley trade earlier this weekBrandon Thomas (vertical)

Thomas, a former third-round pick, has never taken a snap in the NFL. He missed his entire rookie season in 2014 while recovering from a torn ACL suffered in college, and didn’t appear in a game during his sophomore campaign. Thomas wasn’t need in the Bay Area given that Anthony Davis has come out of retirement and shifted to guard and he apparently wasn’t wanted in Detroit either.

Thomas obviously wasn’t the Lions’ only victim of cut day. Cuts include:

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  1. alproof

    Great trade, Lions.

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  2. Brilliant1

    Is it me or has the new Detroit front office made a couple of head scratching decisions this off-season? They jump on a player then jump off of them like Lamar Odom in a whorehouse.

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  3. Keep an eye on Dwayne Washington at RB.

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  4. MatthewBaltimore23

    Why are there pictures of the miners

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    • MatthewBaltimore23

      Niners

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      • TheMichigan

        Because Brandon Thomas was a Niner,
        And we cut him

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  5. TheBlueMeanie

    Thomas is still on the practice squad.

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