Lions add WR Andy Jones to add depth without WR Marvin Jones
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have promoted wide receiver Andy Jones from the practice squad.
Detroit made the move because it will be without injured receiver Marvin Jones on Sunday at home against the Carolina Panthers .
Andy Jones was previously activated in Week 9 and played against the Minnesota Vikings. He has been on practice squads with the Houston Texans and Dallas Cowboys.
Rudock among Lions’ cuts as Detroit trims roster to 53
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have cut quarterback Jake Rudock, paving the way for veteran Matt Cassel to move forward as Matthew Stafford's backup.
Lions put DE Ziggy Ansah on PUP list
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive end Ziggy Ansah on the physically unable to perform list.
The Lions also announced Tuesday that they have placed fullback Nick Badwen on injured reserve with a knee injury, signed linebacker Freddie Bishop and put wide receiver Andy Jones on the PUP list.
Allen Park — Over the next several days, leading up to the NFL draft, we'll take a position-by-position look at the Detroit Lions' roster situation and evaluate how the team might address these positions during the event. Today: Wide receivers and tight ends
■Current roster: Marvin Jones, Golden Tate, Kenny Golladay, TJ Jones, Bradley Marquez, Jace Billingsley, Andy Jones, Dontez Ford, Luke Willson, Michael Roberts, Levine Toilolo, Hakeem Valles, Brandon Barnes
Allen Park — The Detroit Lions have placed wide receiver TJ Jones on injured reserve.
Jones, who was having the best year of his young career, suffered a shoulder injury while attempting to make a tackle covering a punt in the fourth quarter of the team's 20-10 win over the Chicago Bears on Saturday.
After bulking up in the offseason, Jones earned a bigger role in Detroit's offense. In 14 games, he caught 30 passes for 399 yards. His lone touchdown came in Saturday's victory.
Lions put TJ Jones on IR, add Andy Jones to active roster
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put wide receiver TJ Jones on injured reserve with a shoulder problem.
The Lions also announced Tuesday that they have signed wide receiver Andy Jones to the active roster from the practice squad and signed cornerback Adairius Barnes to the practice squad.
TJ Jones has 30 catches for 399 yards and a touchdown this season, easily his most productive since being drafted by Detroit in the sixth round in 2014.
Lions add Armbrister to active roster, put Kerin on IR
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Thurston Armbrister to the active roster from the practice squad and placed guard Zac Kerin on injured reserve with a knee injury.
The Lions also announced Saturday that they have signed wide receiver Andy Jones to the practice squad.
Jones began the 2017 season with the Houston Texans. He was acquired by Houston via waivers from Dallas and appeared in his first career game in the Texans' season opener against Jacksonville.