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Detroit Lions Transactions 2021

September
DATETRANSACTION
18 September 2021Signed LB Josh Woods. Placed WR Tyrell Williams on injred reserve. Placed K Austin Seibert on the COVID-19 IL.
17 September 2021Promoted CB Daryl Worley from the practice squad to the active roster. Placed CB Ifeatu Melifonwu on injured reserve. Signed K Ryan Santoso to the practice squad.
11 September 2021Promoted OT Will Holden from the practice squad to the active roster. Re-signed OL Tommy Kraemer to the practice squad. Claimed DB Corey Ballentine off waivers from the N.Y. Jets.
10 September 2021Signed WR Geronimo Allison and CB Daryl Worley to the practice squad. Released WR Sage Suratt from the practice squad.
8 September 2021Placed CB Jeff Okudah on injured reserve.
6 September 2021Signed OG Tommy Kraemer. Signed WR Javon McKinley to the practice squad.
5 September 2021Named Don Mulbach special assistant to the executive vice president, general manager and head coach.
4 September 2021Signed OT Will Holden to the practice squad. Released WR Javon McKinley from the practice squad.
1 September 2021Waived with an injury settlement T Dan Skipper.
August
DATETRANSACTION
28 August 2021Re-signed TE Darren Fells and S Dean Marlowe. Placed QB Tim Boyle and DE Da'Shawn Hand on injured reserve. Signed OLB Jessie Lemonier, QB Steven Montez, CB Parnell Motley, TEs Jared Pinkney and Shane Zylstra to the practice squad. Released OLB Rashod Berry, NT Miles Brown, TE Alize Mack and RB Dedrick Mills from the practice squad.
26 August 2021Acquired WR Trinity Benson and a 2023 sixth-round draft pick from Denver in exchange for a fifth and seventh-round 2022 draft pick. Released WR Geronimo Allison, Ks Randy Bullock and Zane Gonzalez and CBs Corn Elder and Nickell Robey-Coleman. Waived LBs Tavante Beckett, Rashod Berry and Jahlani Tavia, S Jalen Elliott, DT Bruce Hector, G Tommy Kraemer, TEs Alize Mack and Brock Wright, WRs Javon McKinley and Sage Surratt, RBs Dedrick Mills and Craig Reynolds and T Darrin Paulo.
25 August 2021Released WRs Breshad Perriman, Victor Bolden, Damion Ratley, G Evan Heim, S Alijah Holder, NT Miles Brown and DB Mike Ford. Waived OTs Tyrell Crosby and Dan Skipper with an injury designation.
19 August 2021Released WR Darius Jennings. Waived NT P.J. Johnson, RB Javon Leake, LB Robert McCray and QB Jordan Ta'amu.
18 August 2021Released C Evan Boehm from IR with an injury settlement.
14 August 2021Activated DT Nick Williams from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Waived TE Hunter Thedford.
13 August 2021Signed OLB Rashod Berry and QB Jordan Ta'amu. Released LS Don Muhlbach.
12 August 2021Waived WR Chad Hansen with an injury settlement. Waived DT michael Barnett. Placed LB Shaun Dion Hamilton on IR. Released LS Don Muhlbach.
11 August 2021Placed C Evan Boehm on IR. Waived TE Charlie Taumpoepeau with a non-footbally injury designation. Waived RB Michael Warren.
10 August 2021Waived CB Alex Brown.
7 August 2021Released CB Quinton Dunbar. Signed RB Craig Reynolds. Placed RB Michael Warren on IR after passing waivers unclaimed.
6 August 2021Signed RB Javon Leake. Waived RB Michael Warren with an injury designation.
5 August 2021Signed K Zane Gonzalez and DB Nickell Robey-Coleman. Waived K Matthew Wright.
4 August 2021Activated LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin from the reserve/COVID-19 list. Signed WR Darius Jennings. Waived C Drake Jackson.
1 August 2021Signed DT Miles Brown. Waived TE Jake Hausmann.
July
DATETRANSACTION
30 July 2021Released OLB Reggie Gilbert.
28 July 2021Signed C Evan Boehme. Activated G Evan Heim from the reserve/COVID-19 list.
23 July 2021Placed LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin on the reserve/COVID-19 list. Placed G Evan Brown on the non-football injury list. Activated WR Javon McKinley from the PUP list.
22 July 2021Placed DT Brian Price on the reserve/retired list. Claimed DT Bryce Hector off waivers from Tennessee.
20 July 2021Placed DE Austin Bryant on the PUP list. Placed WR Javon McKinley on the active/non-football injury list. Placed G Evan Heim on the reserve/COVID-19 list.
18 July 2021Signed CB Ifeatu Melifonwu to a four-year contract.
June
DATETRANSACTION
16 June 2021Signed WRs Chad Hansen and Amon-Ra St. Brown and LB Derrick Barnes. Waived WR Jonathan Adams
13 June 2021Signed WR Chad Hansen. Waived WR Jonathan Adams. Signed LB Derrick Barnes to a four-year contract.
12 June 2021Signed DT Levi Onwuzurike, LB Derrick Barnes and WR Amon-Ra St. Brown to four-year contracts.
2 June 2021Signed LB Reggie Gilbert.
May
DATETRANSACTION
30 May 2021Signed RB Michael Warren. Waived RB Rakeem Boyd and FB Nick Bawden.
29 May 2021Waived DT John Atkins.
28 May 2021Waived DT John Atkins.
27 May 2021Signed DT Brian Price.
22 May 2021Placed DL Joel Heath on injured reserve.
19 May 2021Signed PT Darrin Paulo.
14 May 2021Signed T Penei Sewell to a four-year contract.
12 May 2021Signed CB Alex Brown, DB Alijah Holder and TE Taumoepeau.
9 May 2021Signed DT Alim McNeill and RB Jermar Jefferson to contracts.
5 May 2021Placed TE Josh Hill on the retired list.
2 May 2021Signed OL Frank Ragnow to a contract extension through the 2026 season.
1 May 2021Waived RB Kerryon Johnson to a four-year contract. Signed C Frank Ragnow to a four-year contract extension.
April
DATETRANSACTION
30 April 2021Signed TE Darren Fells.
29 April 2021Signed G Evan Heim and LS Scott Daly to contracts.
23 April 2021Exercised fifth year option on C Frank Ragnow. Waived TE Hunter Bryant.
18 April 2021Signed P Jack Fox to an exclusive rights contract.
3 April 2021Signed S Dean Marlowe.
1 April 2021Signed LB Jason Cabinda to an exclusive rights contract.
March
DATETRANSACTION
27 March 2021Signed CB Corn Elder.
21 March 2021Signed WR Kalif Raymond.
20 March 2021Signed WR Kalif Raymond.
19 March 2021Signed LB Alex Anzalone and WR Damion Ratley.
18 March 2021Signed WR Breshad Perriman, WR Kalif Raymond, QB Tim Boyle and K Randy Bullock.
15 March 2021Signed DE Charles Harris and Jamal Williams.
14 March 2021Re-signed LS Don Muhlbach to a contract. Signed unrestricted free agents DE Charles Harris and RB Jamaal Williams.
13 March 2021Acquired DL Michael Brockers via trade with Los Angeles for an undisclosed draft selection. Released QB Chase Daniel. Signed K Randy Bullock. Signed WR Breshad Perriman to a one-year contract.
12 March 2021Signed DE Romeo Okwara to a contract extension. Re-signed LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin. Released CB Desmond Trufant.
10 March 2021Released OL Joe Dahl.
8 March 2021Signed TE Josh Hill.
7 March 2021Released TE Jesse James and CB Justin Coleman.
4 March 2021Signed WR Tyrell Williams.
February
DATETRANSACTION
18 February 2021Signed DL Joel Heath to a reserve/futures contract.
11 February 2021Signed TE Alize Mack to a reserve/futures contract.
8 February 2021Claimed LB Shaun Dion Hamilton off of waivers from Washington.
3 February 2021Named Todd Walsh defensive line coach, Seth Ryan assistant wide receivers coach and Kelvin Sheppard and Brian Durker defensive assistants.
January
DATETRANSACTION
31 January 2021Acquired QB Jared Goff, a 2021 third-round pick, 2022 first-round pick and 2023 first-round pick from LOs Angeles Rams in exchange for QB Matthew Stafford.
29 January 2021Added Duce Staley, Mark Brunell and Mark Delone to coaching staff.
28 January 2021Named Aubrey Pleasant pass game coordinator/defensive backs coach.
27 January 2021Named Ray Agnew assistant general manager, John Dorsey senior personnel executive and Anthony Lynn offensive coordinator.
23 January 2021Named Aaron Glen defensive coordinator.
22 January 2021Signed K Matthew Wright to a reserve/futures contract.
14 January 2021Signed DB Godwin Igwebuike, DE Robert McCray and TE Hunter Thedford to reserve/futures contracts for the 2021 season.
12 January 2021Claimed LB Shaun Dion Hamilton from Washington waivers.
5 January 2021Signed WRs Tom Kennedy, Victor Bolden, G Evan Brown, S Jalen Elliott and LB Anthony Pittman to reserve/future contracts for the 2021 season.
2 January 2021Signed S Bobby Price from the practice squad. Activated DT Danny Shelton from injured reserved. Elevated DT albert Huggins and C Evan Brown from the practice squad to the active/inactive list. Released DL Frank Herron. Restored LB Anthony Pittman from the COVID-19 List to the practice squad.