The Detroit Lions have placed defensive lineman Corey
Williams on injured reserve due to a lingering knee injury, ending his season,
reports Josh Alper of Pro Football Talk.
The Lions placed Williams on injured reserve Tuesday after
missing four of the last five games because of the injury.
Williams will end the year only having played in seven games
due to a lingering knee problem. He underwent surgery in Sept. which he hoped
would fix the issue, but he hasn’t been able to return to the playing field on
a consistent basis since going under the knife.
Now that Williams’ season is over, the question becomes if
he’s seen his last snap as a member of the Lions. The defensive lineman is set
to become a free agent after the season, and for his part he hopes to re-sign with
To replace Williams on their roster, the Lions have signed
defensive tackle Andre Fluellen.
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