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Lions 2021 Roster Cutdown Tracker

The Detroit Lions must establish their 2021 53-man roster by Tuesday.
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Tuesday 4:06 p.m. -- Additional cuts announced include: K Randy Bullock, CB Corn Elder, K Zane Gonzalez, S Jalen Elliott, TE Alize Mack, WR Javon McKinley, RB Dedrick Mills, WR Sage Surratt, TE Brock Wright, CB Nickell Robey-Coleman, LB Rashod Berry

Tuesday: 4:05 p.m. -- Lions announce 2021 53-man roster

Tuesday: 2:18 p.m. -- Lions waive OT Darrin Paulo

Tuesday: 12:35 p.m. -- Lions are waiving linebacker Tavante Beckett

Tuesday: 9:48 a.m. --Lions release wide receiver Geronimo Allison

Tuesday: 9:20 a.m. -- Lions waive linebacker Jahlani Tavai and defensive lineman Bruce Hector

Tuesday: 8:45 a.m. -- Lions waive running back Craig Reynolds

Monday: 11:00 a.m. -- Head coach Dan Campbell announces Tyrell Crosby and Dan Skipper waived. Victor Bolden, Even Heim, Miles Brown, Damion Ratley have been cut.

Monday 10:45 a.m. -- Safety Alijah Holder released

Monday: 8:45 a.m. -- Cornerback Mike Ford waived.

Monday: 8:30 a.m. -- Cornerback Mike Ford posts 'Thank you Detroit' message on social media.

Monday: 7:25 a.m. -- Wide receiver Breshad Perriman waived.

The Detroit Lions must establish their 53-man roster ahead of the start of the 2021 season by the 4 p.m. deadline this upcoming Tuesday. 

Head coach Dan Campbell and general manager Brad Holmes will meet over the course of this weekend to review the roster and to determine who will be the remaining players to fill out the depth chart.

"There will be a couple of things that we’ll just sort out just between the two of us, but I’m telling you we’re not going to have any problem," Campbell said following Fridays preseason finale. "He and I see -- we see things so very much alike in a good way. Even though we are kind of different people, but yet there are things that we believe to our core as it pertains to who we are, what we’re about, but also this team. That goes a long way. We’re going to come out of this with the best 53 and the best practice squad we can get. I think it’s going to come down -- I’m not sure you will see very much until Monday, if I’m being honest with you.”

Detroit will need to make 27 more roster cuts by the deadline, as the roster currently sits at 80 players.

Following along at SI All Lions for all roster news, rumors and cuts made over the next three days.


  • Jared Goff
  • David Blough
  • Tim Boyle

Running backs

  • D’Andre Swift
  • Jamaal Williams
  • Jermar Jefferson
  • Dedrick Mills
  • Godwin Igwebuike
  • Craig Reynolds
  • Jason Cabinda

Wide receivers

  • Tyrell Williams
  • Amon-Ra St. Brown
  • Kalif Raymond
  • Trinity Benson
  • Javon McKinley
  • Sage Surratt
  • Quintez Cephus
  • Tom Kennedy
  • Breshad Perriman
  • Victor Bolden
  • Damion Ratley
  • Geronimo Allison