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.
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 — You already know Marvin Jones can catch, but did you know he can sing?
The Lions receiver is bringing that talent out of the shadows and into the spotlight, auditioning for American Idol.
Lions cut Kaaya and Williams, trade Bademosi
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — Quarterback Brad Kaaya and linebacker Antwione Williams are among the players cut by the Detroit Lions as they trimmed their roster to 53 players.
Detroit also traded cornerback Johnson Bademosi to the New England Patriots for a draft pick.
Replacing Tyler Boyd will be group effort for Pitt wideouts
PITTSBURGH (AP) — There are no limitations on James Conner. None.
Nine months after being diagnosed with lymphoma, the Pitt running back is cancer-free and atop the depth chart as the Panthers prepare to host Villanova in the 2016 opener on Saturday.
"I think he's really enjoying the moment," coach Pat Narduzzi said on Monday.