Lions

Lions Put DT Williams On IR, Sign DT Fluellen

View Comments
GREEN BAY, WI - OCTOBER 03: Andre Fluellen #96 of the Detroit Lions rests on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 3, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 28-26. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

GREEN BAY, WI – OCTOBER 03: Andre Fluellen #96 of the Detroit Lions rests on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 3, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 28-26. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
Lions Central
Buy Lions Tickets
Sun Oct.19
Home vs New Orleans Saints
findticketsbtn Lions Put DT Williams On IR, Sign DT Fluellen
Sun Oct.26
Away vs Atlanta Falcons
findticketsbtn Lions Put DT Williams On IR, Sign DT Fluellen
Sun Nov.9
Home vs Miami Dolphins
findticketsbtn Lions Put DT Williams On IR, Sign DT Fluellen

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have put defensive tackle Corey Williams on injured reserve, ending his season because of an injured right knee.

Detroit signed defensive tackle Andre Fluellen to take Williams’ roster spot.

Williams was inactive for a sixth game Sunday at Green Bay. He started in five of seven games this season and made nine tackles. The nine-year veteran had two sacks in each of the last three seasons with Detroit after playing for Cleveland and Green Bay.

Fluellen cuts by the Lions in August and ended up being in two games with Miami this year. He played in 51 games from the 2008 through the 2011 seasons in Detroit.

Detroit added defensive tackle Jimmy Saddler-McQueen to its practice squad in another roster move.

___

Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP_NFL

(© Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,974 other followers