The Detroit Lions announced a series of roster moves in preparation for Week 17’s game.
The full list includes:
- Lions activated WR Quintez Cephus, WR Trinity Benson and T Matt Nelson from the COVID-19 list.
- Lions placed DE Michael Brockers, WR Geronimo Allison and G Halapoulivaati Vaitai on the COVID-19 list.
Vaitai, 28, was drafted by the Eagles in the fifth round out of TCU in 2016. He signed a four-year deal worth $2.56 million and made a base salary of $720,000 for the 2019 season.
Vaitai was testing the market as an unrestricted free agent for the first time in 2020 when he signed a five-year, $50 million deal with the Lions.
In 2021, Vaitai has appeared in 14 games and made 14 starts for the Lions.