Detroit Lions host Tom Kennedy for a visit

Detroit Lions host Tom Kennedy for a visit. Look for a signing to happen in the coming days.

Detroit Lions host Tom Kennedy for a visit

According to a report from Aaron Wilson, the Detroit Lions brought in wide receiver Tom Kennedy for a visit on Wednesday. Kennedy, of course, spent parts of three seasons with the Lions, including seven games in 2022. During that season, he caught eight passes for 141 yards.

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Why it Matters

On Tuesday, news broke that WR Marvin Jones Jr. and the Lions had mutually agreed to part ways so that Jones Jr. could give his full attention to his family. With Jones out of the mix, and Kennedy coming in for a visit, it would not be surprising at all to see the Lions announce a signing on Thursday.

TL;DR (too long didn't read)

  1. The Detroit Lions hosted former wide receiver Tom Kennedy for a visit, signaling their potential interest in reacquiring his services.
  2. Tom Kennedy previously played for the Lions for three seasons, including a notable contribution in 2022, where he caught eight passes for 141 yards.
  3. The visit comes on the heels of the team's mutual decision to part ways with wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr., highlighting the Lions' pursuit of reinforcement in their receiving corps.
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Bottom Line: A Signing Could Be Imminent

The Detroit Lions' decision to bring back Tom Kennedy, a familiar face who demonstrated his ability in the 2022 season, could provide some much-needed depth in their receiving unit following the departure of Marvin Jones Jr. ahead of their Monday Night Football clash with the Las Vegas Raiders.