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Detroit Lions Transactions - 2018

December 5, 2018Placed LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin on injured reserve. Promoted DE Eric Lee from the practice squad.
November 30, 2018Signed WR Deontez Alexander to the practice squad. Released DT John Atkins from the practice squad.
November 26, 2018Placed WR Marvin Jones on injured reserve. Signed LB Nicholas Grigsby from the practice squad and DE Eric Lee to the practice squad.
November 23, 2018Waived S Don Carey. Claimed CB Marcus Cooper off waivers from Chicago.
November 21, 2018Signed CB Andre Chachere to the practice squad.
November 17, 2018Promoted WR Andy Jones from the practice squad. Signed LB Nicholas Grigsby to the practice squad.
November 14, 2018Signed CB Mike Ford from the practice squad. Placed G T.J. Lang on injured reserve. Signed S David Jones to the practice squad.
November 7, 2018Released TE Hakeem Valles from the practice squad. Signed WR Andy Jones to the practice squad.
November 6, 2018Released RB Ameer Abdullah. Signed RB Zach Zenner and WR Bruce Ellington.
November 5, 2018Waived WR Andy Jones.
November 3, 2018Activated WR Andy Jones from the PUP list. Waived CB Cre'Von LeBlanc.
November 1, 2018Placed LB Garret Dooley on practice squad injured reserve. Signed TE Jerome Cunningham to the practice squad.
October 31, 2018Released TE Jerome Cunningham from the practice squad. Signed LB Kelvin Sheppard. Signed DE Alex Barrett to the practice squad.
October 30, 2018Traded WR Golden Tate to Philadelphia for a 2019 third-round draft pick.
October 27, 2018Signed TE Jerome Cunningham to the practice squad. Released RB Joel Bouagnon from the practice squad.
October 24, 2018Released TE Jerome Cunningham from the practice squad. Signed RB Joel Bouagnon to the practice squad.
September 5, 2018Waived DE Anthony Zettel. Released S Rolan Milligan, LB Darnell Sankey and OT Dan Skipper from the practice squad. Claimed DE Romeo Okwara off waivers from the N.Y. Giants. Signed LB Trevor Bates, C Leo Koloamatangi and RB Donnel Pumphrey to the practice squad.
September 3, 2018Waived LB Trevor Bates. Signed DB Quandre Diggs to a contract extension through the 2021 season and LB Marquis Flowers. Signed DT John Atkins, CB Cre'Von LeBlanc and DE Eric Lee to the practice squad.
September 2, 2018Claimed OL Andrew Donnal off waivers from Baltimore) and CB Dee Virgin off waivers from Houston. Waived C Leo Koloamatangi and OT Brian Mihalik. Signed DE Alex Barrett, CB Mike Ford, WR Chris Lacy, S Rolan Milligan, QB Jake Rudock, LB Darnell Sankey and OT Dan Skipper to the practice squad.
August 31, 2018Released DE Cam Johnson, CB Dexter McDougle and CB Sterling Moore. Waived WR Brian Brown, DT Josh Fatu, TE Marcus Lucas, T Jamar McGloster, LB Chad Meredith, G John Montelus, WR Teo Redding, DT Christian Ringo and DE Jeremiah Valoaga. Placed S Marcus Cromartie on injured/reserve.
August 29, 2018Waived OL Beau Nunn. Waived-injured DT Toby Johnson.
August 28, 2018Released DE Robert Ayers.
August 27, 2018Signed DE Robert Ayers. Waived CB Josh Okonye.
August 25, 2018Waived-injured S Stefan McClure.
August 23, 2018Acquired LB Eli Harold from San Francisco for an undisclosed draft pick. Waived DL JoJo Wicker.
August 20, 2018Placed LB Steve Longa on injured reserve. Released DL Cornelius Washington. Waived CB Antwuan Davis. Signed CBs Dexter McDougle and Sterling Moore and OL Beau Nunn.
August 19, 2018Signed S Marcus Cromartie. Waived-injured S Stefan McClure.
August 9, 2018Waived WR Deontez Alexander from reserve/injured.
August 6, 2018Removed DE Ziggy Ansah from the PUP list.
August 4, 2018Waived WR Dom Williams. Signed WR Brian Brown.
August 3, 2018Waived/injured WR Deontez Alexander. Signed WR Dom Williams. Removed DE Cornelius Washington from the non-football injury list.
July 31, 2018Signed OT Jamar McGloster. Released OT Adam Bisnowaty.
July 24, 2018Placed FB Nick Badwen on injured reserve and DE Ezekiel Ansah and WR Andy Jones on the PUP list. Signed LB Freddie Bishop.
July 20, 2018Waived TE Brandon Barnes from injured reserve.
July 16, 2018Named Jen McCollum senior director of community relations and Detroit Lions charities.
June 14, 2018Signed TE Sean McGrath. Waived TE Wes Saxton.
June 4, 2018Signed TE Wes Saxton.
May 23, 2018Waived TE DeAndre Goolsby. Signed LB Trevor Bates.
May 21, 2018Waived CB Josh Okonye. Claimed WR Chris Lacy off waivers from New England.
May 15, 2018Acquired OL Adam Bisnowaty off waivers from the New York Giants. Signed S Tracy Walker. Waived OL Brett Kendrick.
May 14, 2018Signed WR Deontez Alexander, TE Marcus Lucas and CB Josh Okonye. Waived WR Kyle Lewis. Waived-injured TE Brandon Barnes.
May 12, 2018Waived S Anthony Sherrils. Signed OL Brett Kendrick.
May 10, 2018Waived RB Tion Green.
May 9, 2018Waived RB Tion Green.
May 8, 2018Waived LB Brandon Chubb.
May 2, 2018Traded DT Akeem Spence to Miami for an undisclosed 2019 draft pick.
April 19, 2018Waived CB Adairius Barnes.
April 18, 2018Signed CB Raysean Pringle.
April 17, 2018Signed DE Ezekiel Ansah.
April 10, 2018Placed OT Emmett Cleary on the reserve-retired list.
April 9, 2018Signed QB Matt Cassel.
April 6, 2018Waived CB Des Lawrence.
April 4, 2018Waived QB Alek Torgersen.
March 29, 2018Signed C Wesley Johnson and TE Levine Toilolo.
March 26, 2018Signed LB Jonathan Freeny.
March 21, 2018Signed TE Luke Willson and DT Sylvester Williams.
March 15, 2018Signed LBs Christian Jones and Devon Kennard.
March 7, 2018Named Steve Gregory defensive assistant coach.
March 2, 2018Named Derius Swinton offensive assistant coach.
February 27, 2018Designated DE Ziggy Ansah as their franchise player.
February 16, 2018Named Hank Fraley assistant offensive line coach and Evan Rothstein research and analytics assistant.
February 9, 2018Signed general manager Bob Quinn to a contract extension. Named Bo Davis defensive line coach.
February 7, 2018Named David Corrao director of football research, Paul Pasqualoni defensive coordinator, Jeff Davidson offensive line coach, George Godsey quarterbacks coach, Al Golden linebackers coach, Brian Stewart defensive backs coach and Chris White tight ends coach.
February 5, 2018Named Matt Patricia coach.