Barnes was signed to the Lions' practice squad, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.
Just like last season, the Lions are keeping Barnes around as emergency help at cornerback.
Barnes was waived by the Lions on Saturday, WXYZ Detroit reports.
Barnes wasn't able to pull off the same magic this preseason that earned him a spot on the final roster last year. However, he's still eligible to sign with the practice squad.
Barnes was promoted to the active roster Tuesday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.
Asa Jackson (ankle) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday so the Lions bring in Barnes to bolster the secondary. The cornerback has bounced back and forth from the practice squad to the 53-man roster all season, recording seven tackles in seven games.
Barnes was released by the Lions on Thursday, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
Barnes, an undrafted rookie cornerback, was replaced on the active roster by former Browns outside linebacker Corey Lemonier. Barnes will look to catch on elsewhere after recording seven tackles in seven games with the Lions.
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