The Detroit Lions have been awarded running back Tra Carson via waivers from Green Bay.

The Lions also announced Thursday that they have released running back Paul Perkins.

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Carson originally signed with Cincinnati as an undrafted rookie in 2016. He spent parts of the last two seasons with the Packers.

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN – AUGUST 08: Tra Carson #32 of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball in the first quarter against the Houston Texans during a preseason game at Lambeau Field on August 08, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

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Carson has six carries for 14 yards in his career.

Detroit hosts Minnesota on Sunday.

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