The Lions announced Wednesday they have designated UDFA TE Hunter Bryant to return from injured reserve.
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.