The offseason work of Detroit Lions GM Brad Holmes continues.
The Lions have officially brought back offensive tackle Matt Nelson.
— NFL Rumors (@nflrums) April 20, 2021
After playing on the defensive side of the ball during his collegiate years at Iowa, he switched positions upon his arrival in the Motor City. After being originally waived during the final round of roster cuts, he was soon re-signed to the practice squad. He started all 16 games in 2020.