In order to make room for Jones on the 53-roster, the Lions were forced to cut a player and that is exactly what they just did.
According to the reports, the Lions have cut RB Jermar Jefferson to make room for Benito Jones. In addition, the Lions waived WR Trinity Benson with an injury settlement.
From Detroit Lions:
- RB Jermar Jefferson
CLAIMED VIA WAIVERS:
- DL Benito Jones (from Miami)
WAIVED WITH AN INJURY SETTLEMENT:
- WR Trinity Benson
Nation, does this cut surprise you at all?