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Pride Of Detroit Oct 12, 2021
Lions protect Ryan Santoso, suggesting the kicker competition is still on

Lions protect Ryan Santoso, suggesting the kicker competition is still on

Photo by Amy Lemus/NurPhoto via Once again, the Lions protect Bruce Hector, Steven Montez, Jalen Elliott, and Ryan Santoso It’s Week 6 in the NFL, but the Detroit Lions continue to execute the same strategy for protecting practice squad players that they have all season. This week, the Lions have elected to protect the maximum four players, and it’s the same four players that were protected last two weeks: Steven Montez, QB Bruce Hector, DL Jalen Elliott, S Ryan Santoso, K Protecting Santoso despite Austin Seibert being removed from the reserve/COVID-19 list...
Pride Of Detroit Oct 5, 2021
Lions Week 5 protections: Detroit keeps Ryan Santoso an available option

Lions Week 5 protections: Detroit keeps Ryan Santoso an available option

Junfu Han via Imagn Content Services, LLC Once again, the Lions protect Bruce Hector, Steven Montez, Jalen Elliott, and Ryan Santoso It’s a new week in the NFL, but the Detroit Lions continue to roll out the same protected practice squad strategy it has all season. In Week 5, the Lions have elected to protect the maximum four players, and it’s the same four players that were protected last two weeks: Steven Montez, QB Bruce Hector, DL Jalen Elliott, S Ryan Santoso, K Montez, Hector, and Elliott have yet to be elevated to the active roster for a game, while Santoso...
Pride Of Detroit Oct 3, 2021
Lions-Bears Week 4 inactives: Trey Flowers OUT, Khalil Mack IN

Lions-Bears Week 4 inactives: Trey Flowers OUT, Khalil Mack IN

Photo by Rey Del Rio/ The Lions will be missing their best pass rusher, while the Bears will have their available. The Detroit Lions have declared their inactives for their Week 4 matchup versus division rival, Chicago Bears. The Lions made a few roster moves this week—releasing LB Jamie Collins, claiming DL Eric Banks off waivers, and elevating Ryan Santoso as a COVID-19 replacement—and they enter this game with 52 players on the active roster, plus one elevated player, for a total 53 players to choose from for today’s game. Additionally, because the Lions have...
Pride Of Detroit Oct 2, 2021
Detroit Lions elevate kicker Ryan Santoso to active roster vs. Bears

Detroit Lions elevate kicker Ryan Santoso to active roster vs. Bears

Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via For the second week in a row, Santoso takes Austin Seibert’s spot while he is on the reserve/COVID-19 list. The Detroit Lions are traveling to Chicago for a Week 4 game against the Bears, but their kicker Austin Seibert remains on the reserve/COVID-19 list, which has prompted the team to elevate kicker Ryan Santoso to the active roster as a COVID-19 replacement. This is the second week in a row that Santoso has had to fill in for Seibert while he progresses through the NFL’s COVID-19 protocols. Last week against the...
Pride Of Detroit Sep 28, 2021
Lions protect K Ryan Santoso’s practice squad spot

Lions protect K Ryan Santoso’s practice squad spot

Junfu Han via Imagn Content Services, LLC Once again, the Lions protect Bruce Hector, Steven Montez, Jalen Elliott, and Ryan Santoso The Detroit Lions have comfortably fallen into a rhythm of who they want to protect on the practice squad each week. After identifying key spots on the roster that are vulnerable due to lack of depth, the Lions invest in players with upside. This week, per the NFL transaction report, the Lions have elected to protect the maximum four players, and it’s the same four players that were protected last week: Steven Montez, QB Bruce Hector,...
Pride Of Detroit Sep 26, 2021
Lions Week 3 inactives: Jamie Collins, Trey Flowers OUT vs. Ravens

Lions Week 3 inactives: Jamie Collins, Trey Flowers OUT vs. Ravens

Photo by Leon Halip/ The Lions will be without two starters in Week 3, although one was expected. The Detroit Lions have declared their inactives for their Week 3 matchup versus the Baltimore Ravens at Ford Field. This week, the Lions placed three players on injured reserve (Ifeatu Melifonwu, Tyrell Williams, and Kevin Strong), one on reserve/COVID-19 (Austin Seibert), made two signings (Daryl Worley and Josh Woods), and one roster elevation (Ryan Santoso). That means the current Lions roster sits at 52 players, one short of the maximum. Additionally, because the Lions...

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