Lions cut S Spievey and put TE Williams on IR
The Detroit Lions have released safety Amari Spievey and 20
Detroit also put tight end Michael Williams on injured reserve
Saturday when they trimmed their roster to 53 by the NFL’s
The Lions also cut offensive guard Rodney Austin, cornerback Ron
Bartell, running back Shaun Chapas, punter Blake Clingan, defensive
tackle Andre Fluellen wide receiver Corey Fuller, cornerback Chris
Greenwood, offensive tackle Kevin Haslam, linebacker Brandon
Hepburn, safety Tyrell Johnson, center Darren Keyton, running back
Steven Miller, linebacker Jon Morgan, safety Martavius Neloms,
defensive tackles Ogemdi Nwagbuo, Xavier Proctor, and Jimmy
Saddler-McQueen, offensive guard Jake Scott, linebacker Chris White
and wide receiver Matt Willis.
Detroit drafted Spievey in the third round in 2010 and he
started 26 games over three seasons.
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