The Lions released offensive linemen Alex Bullard and A.J. Dalton, defensive linemen Greg Hickman and Kris Redding, running back Steven Miller and receiver Conner Vernon.
The Lions have until Tuesday to cut their roster down to 75 men, and they began their selections Saturday by cutting six players.
The Lions released offensive linemen Alex Bullard and A.J. Dalton; defensive linemen Gregory Hickman and Kris Redding; running back Steven Miller; and wide receiver Conner Vernon.
The Lions claimed receiver Conner Vernon off waivers from the Bengals. In Thursday's 41-39 Cincinnati loss to the Chiefs, Vernon caught a 12-yard touchdown pass.
The Bengals waived wide receivers Conner Vernon and Jeremy Johnson , as well as defensive lineman Zach Minter Friday, the team announced.
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