BREAKING NEWS: Detroit Lions cut FB Michael Burton

According to reports, the Detroit Lions have cut fullback Michael Burton to make room for running back, Matt Asiata.

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Just a few days ago, the Lions agreed to a 1-year deal with Asiata, who formerly played for the Minnesota Vikings.

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Burton was drafted by the Lions in the 5th round of the 2015 NFL Draft. During his time in Detroit, the fullback played in a total of 31 games. In those games, Burton had a total of two rushing yards to go along with 39 receiving yards and a touchdown.

The move by Lions GM Bob Quinn hints that the Lions are content on continuing to roll with a single back set.

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