The Lions’ have released six players today, on their way to cutting the roster down to 75 men, according to Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com (via Twitter). The players who were cut are as follows:
- Alex Bullard, guard
- A.J. Dalton, guard
- Greg Hickman, defensive tackle
- Steven Miller, running back
- Kris Redding, defensive ends
- Conner Vernon, wide receiver
The team has also placed wide receiver T.J. Jones on the physically unable to perform list, reports Twentyman (via Twitter).
The team will have to cut seven more players on their way to the 75-man roster, and have until Tuesday at 4 P.M. to do so, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press (via Twitter).