Detroit Lions Release Four Players Today, Bring In 14 Others

April 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It's been confirmed, the Detroit Lions have released four players today.
The players released were DeAngelo Smith (defensive back), Cedric Peerman (running back), Terrance Taylor (defensive tackle), and Michael Ray Garvin (wide receiver).
The most notable player on this list is DeAngelo Smith.
Smith, 23, was used primarily on special teams. He has the ability to play corner and safety, and was thought to be a possible contributor this year.
Smith joined the Lions late into the 2009 season, after spending the first six weeks on the Chicago Bears practice squad. The Lions had just re-signed him to a RFA (restricted free agent) tender last month.
It's very possible that one of the contributing factors in Smith's release was to make room for former Tennessee Titan cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones.
While no meeting has been set up with Jones and the Lions thus far, I'm told the Lions are still very much interested in him.
The Lions will be bringing in a...

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