The Lions have released DeJon Gomes Friday. Gomes will receive an injury settlement from the club. He injured his neck during the team's August 16 preseason game.
Lions defensive back DeJon Gomes left Friday's preseason game against Oakland with a neck injury, according to the team's official website. Gomes forced a fumble on a huge hit late in the fourth quarter, which caused the injury. He was taken back to the locker room and ruled out for the remainder of the game.
Redskins defensive coordinator Jim Haslett surprised everyone Thursday by saying rookie DeJon Gomes will start the rest of the season at strong safety. Current starter LaRon Landry has been hampered by groin and Achilles' problems.
Washington DB DeJon Gomes injured his right knee on Sunday in a Week 13 loss to the Jets. Gomes left the game and could not return for Washington. Gomes finished with one tackle.
Washington DB DeJon Gomes was needed with the Redskins secondary banged up for the Week 11 loss to the Cowboys. Gomes came up big with 13 tackles in the overtime defeat. Six of Gomes' 13 tackles were solo.