Monday marked the day when players who finished the 2022 regular season on the practice squad saw their contracts with teams expire. The Detroit Lions had eight members of the practice squad expire and not sign to a reserve/future contract.
Those eight players are now free agents who can sign reserve/future contracts with any other team or a practice squad deal with one of the eight teams still alive in the postseason.
The eight expired contracts:
PK Sam Ficken
TE Garrett Griffin
QB Steven Montez
CB A.J. Parker
CB Saivion Smith
LB Julian Stanford
OT Jarrid Williams
WR Brandon Zylstra
The Lions have 11 players signed to reserve/future contracts. All of those players were with the Lions practice squad or injured reserve at the end of the season.
For the players not signed to reserve/future contracts, it’s a pretty good sign their time with the Lions is over.
Story originally appeared on Lions Wire