Detroit Lions Establish 8-Man Practice Squad

The Detroit Lions signed defensive lineman Lorenzo Washington and fullback Shaun Chapas to their practice squad on Sunday, according to Tim Twentyman. Those additions complete Detroit's practice squad roster, as the Lions also added wide receiver Kris Durham to the practice roster on Sunday.

Related: Lions Practice Squad: Detroit Adds Shaun Chapas, Lorenzo Washington

Chapas, who was a seventh-round pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, played with Matthew Stafford at the University of Georgia. He appeared in three games for the Dallas Cowboys in 2011. Washington was an undrafted prospect who began his career with the Cowboys before moving on to stops with the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

The Lions open up their regular season schedule against St. Louis on Sept. 9.

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