Corner claimed off waivers
The Lions have picked up cornerback Cletis Gordon according to NFL.com. Gordon was released by Houston on Monday after spending a week with the Texans. He was cut by San Diego a week ago.
Gordon played mostly on special teams for the last three years with the Chargers.
With two cornerbacks injured Anthony Henry and Phillip Buchanon the Lions were down to four healthy cornerbacks for Thursday nights preseason game at Buffalo.
Detroit had room on its roster because earlier on Wednesday they released veteran cornerback Keith Smith.