The Lions announced Wednesday they have designated UDFA TE Hunter Bryant to return from injured reserve.
Detroit also signed RB Dalyn Dawkins to the practice squad and released DT Kevin Strong in a corresponding move.
The #Lions announce the following roster moves:
🔷Sign RB Dalyn Dawkins to the practice squad
🔷Release DT Kevin Strong from the practice squad
🔷TE Hunter Bryant, currently on Reserve/Injured, will return to practice today
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) November 11, 2020
This opens up a three-week window for Bryant to practice with the team before Detroit has to add him to the active roster.
Detroit’s practice squad now includes:
- DB Jalen Elliott
- DE Frank Herron
- WR Tom Kennedy
- LB Anthony Pittman
- DB Bobby Price
- DB Dee Virgin
- LS Steven Wirtel
- WR/RB Kerrith Whyte (Injured)
- LB Kareem Martin
- C Marcus Martin
- WR Victor Bolden
- OT Dan Skipper
- C Beau Benzschawel
- P Arryn Siposs
- DT Albert Huggins
- WR Mohamed Sanu
- RB Dalyn Dawkins
Bryant, 21, was a first-team All-Pac 12 recipient in 2019 and was also a John Mackey Award finalist. He wound up going undrafted out of Washington before eventually signing a three-year, $2.28 million contract with the Lions in May.
Bryant managed to make the 53-man roster coming out of the training camp.
During his three-year college career, Bryant recorded 85 receptions for 1,394 yards receiving (16.4 YPC) and five touchdowns.
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