The Detroit Lions have signed center Darren Keyton off their practice squad to the 53-man active roster, per the team's official website. Keyton will take Dominic Raiola's roster spot for Week 17 against Green Bay. Raiola is suspended for the final game of the season after stomping on Ego Ferguson's ankle in Week 16.
The Detroit Lions have announced all their cuts in getting their roster down to 53.
The offensive players released are fullback David Akers , quarterback James Franklin , linemen Michael Williams , Garrett Reynolds and Darren Keyton , wide receiver Kris Durham , running backs George Winn and Michael Egnew .
The defenders gone are cornerbacks Chris Greenwood , Mohammed Seisay , Nate Ness, Aaron Hester and Jonte Green , end Darryl Tapp and linebacker Shamari Benton .
Placekicker Giorgio Tavecchio and punter Drew Butler have also been cut.
The Detroit Lions released offensive lineman Darren Keyton Saturday, as they begin to wittle their final roster down.
Keyton has made it to the final round of cuts for the Lions in each of the last two seasons, but has yet to make the roster.