According to Tim Twentyman, the Lions signed CB Adairius Barnes to their practice squad and waived LB Brandon Chubb to make room for him.
The Lions’ practice squad now consists of:
- WR Jace Billingsley
- CB Alex Carter
- G Brandon Thomas
- LB Steve Longa
- DB Charles Washington
- G Matt Rotherman
- TE Khari Lee
- WR Corey Fuller
- RB Mike James
- CB Adairius Barnes
Barnes, 22, wound up signing a three-year, $1.62 million contract with the Lions as an undrafted free agent out of Louisiana Tech back in May. He stands to make base salaries of $540,000 and $630,000 over the next two years.
Detroit waived Barnes from their active roster after claiming OLB Corey Lemonier off of waivers from the Browns earlier this week.
In 2016, Barnes has appeared in seven games and recorded seven tackles and no interceptions for the Lions.
Chubb, 22, wound up signing a three-year, $1.62 million contract with the Rams as an undrafted free agent out of Wake Forest back in May. He was, unfortunately, unable to make the 53-man roster coming out of the preseason but was later signed to the team’s practice squad.
Los Angeles elected to cut Chubb loose a few weeks into the regular season and he later signed on to the Lions’ practice squad. Chubb was cut loose to make room for Logan Thomas but was re-signed to the practice squad just a couple days later.
Chubb has yet to appear in an NFL game.