Lions sign Kassim Osgood, release R.J. Archer and 2 others
ALLEN PARK — R.J. Archer was brought in by the Lions as a camp quarterback, fourth on the depth chart.
Archer, an Arena League quarterback, was released today (Thursday). The leaves rookie Kellen Moore as the third quarterback behind Matthew Stafford and Shaun Hill.
The Lions signed 32-year-old veteran Kassim Osgood, a Pro Bowl special teams player and a wide receiver.
The team also released cornerback Drew Coleman and defensive end Michael Cosgrove from reserve/injured.
The Lions will play their third preseason game on Saturday at the Oakland Raiders.
The first roster cut from 90 to 75 is due at 4 p.m. on Monday.
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