Lucas was waived by the Saints on Tuesday, Nick Underhill of The New Orleans Advocate reports.
This will mark the second time the Saints have waived Lucas this season. Assuming he clears waivers, he will likely revert back to their practice squad.
Lucas signed a contract with the Saints on Thursday, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Lucas was previously waived by the Saints on Dec. 22, but he now rejoins the team following the release of Josh Robinson. The decision to re-sign Lucas to the 53-man roster could be a sign that the Saints plan to rest some offensive linemen Week 17.
Lucas was waived by the Saints on Saturday, Mike Triplett of ESPN.com reports.
Lucas signed with the Saints on Thursday, so he'll end his stint in the Big Easy without seeing game action. The 27-year-old's departure was likely in part due to starters Max Unger (concussion) and Terron Armstead (pectoral/knee) being healthy enough to drop their injury designations.
Lucas signed a contract with New Orleans on Thursday, Josh Katzenstein of The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.
Lucas replaces Derek Newton, who was released Thursday, as a backup lineman on the Saints' roster. He isn't likely to see much action barring a rash of injuries at the position.
Lucas agreed to a contract with the Rams on Tuesday, Kristen lago of the Rams' official website reports.
Lucas was let go by the Lions last week after both parties reached an injury settlement. The Kansas State project had been with Detroit since going undrafted in 2014, and played in 35 games during that time. He now projects to be be a rotational lineman with the Rams.
Lucas reached an injury settlement with the Lions on Monday, the official NFL media site transaction log reports.
Lucas injured his ankle in the final preseason game, but he wasn't expected to make the 53-man roster anyways.
Lions coach Jim Caldwell said that Riley Reiff might start at right tackle next season.
Reiff has started 32 games at left tackle over the last two seasons. The Lions aren't sure that last year's right tackle LaAdrian Waddle will be fully recovered from knee surgery, and backup tackle Cornelius Lucas is better on the left side.
Reiff told the Daily Republic he doesn't care where he plays.
"I like playing, and wherever they want to put me, that's fine. I'll play," he said.
Lions coach Jim Caldwell said doctors are still evaluating the knee injury suffered by right tackle LaAdrian Waddle, but it appears he'll need surgery, reports the Detroit News. Waddle partially tore his right ACL, according to the Detroit Free Press.
The team placed him on IR and will go with undrafted rookie Cornelius Lucas on Sunday at Chicago.
The Lions placed starting right tackle LaAdrian Waddle on injured reserve with a partially torn ACL, reports MLive.com. Detroit will go with undrafted rookie Cornelius Lucas at right tackle, starting Sunday at Chicago.
Lions starting right tackle LaAdrian Waddle partially tore his ACL in Sunday's win over the Vikings and is done for the season, reports the Detroit Free Press. The team has said only that Waddle will miss Week 16 at Chicago.
Center Dominic Raiola called it "a big loss." Undrafted rookie Cornelius Lucas will take over for Waddle, the paper said. He's played in 13 games and made one start at left tackle in place of Riley Reiff.
The Lions unveiled their inactives for Week 1 against the Giants. The following players were ruled inactive for the game: Kevin Ogletree, Ryan Broyles, Kellen Moore, Cornelius Lucas, Larry Webster, James Ihedigbo and Don Carey.
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