Lions Re-Sign DE Jeremiah Valoaga To Practice Squad, Release LB Thurston Armbrister


The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday that they’ve re-signed DE Jeremiah Valoaga to their practice squad and released LB Thurston Armbrister from the unit.

The Lions’ practice squad now consists of:

  1. WR Dontez Ford (Injured)
  2. C Leo Koloamatangi
  3. DE Earl Okine
  4. TE Hakeem Valles
  5. WR Andy Jones
  6. QB Brad Kaaya
  7. OT Dan Skipper
  8. DB Adairius Barnes
  9. WR Jace Billingsley
  10. DB Stefan McClure
  11. DE Jeremiah Valoaga

Valoaga, 23, signed on with the Lions as an undrafted free agent out of UNLV back in May. He was in the first year of his three-year, $1.66 million contract and set to earn a base salary of $465,000 this year when the Lions cut him loose last week.

In 2017, Valoaga has appeared in nine games for the Lions and recorded five total tackles and one sack.

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