Saturday, August 23, 2014

Detroit Lions sign Shamari Benton, cut Drayton Florence and Justin Jackson

Lions sign UDFA rookie LB Shamari Benton out of CMU and Brother Rice. Benton was a tryout player at the rookie mini camp in May. He will compete with Brandon Hepburn for a practice squad spot.

Here is a tribute:

Benton was 5113 231 4.64 34 34" 907 4.5 7.12 at his pro day

at CMU, 306 t 2 sacks 1 FF 2 int
Welcome to Detroit

Lions cut veteran CB Drayton Florence. He was with the team in 2012 and this week in 2014.

Played 1 game in 2014 preseason

In 2012, 8 games 3 starts
19 tackles 1 int
Lions waive UDFA rookie LB Justin Jackson. Jackson was picked up by the Vikings.

Here is a tribute:

In 2 preseason games 2 tackles 1 PBU
Good luck Justin

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