The Detroit Lions have released four players today, including last year's seventh-round draft pick…
Depth Chart flips following win
(DETROIT, MI) - It was a great old time in Ford Field Saturday night. Detroit got their offensive in-gear early against a tepid Cleveland defense and the result was a 38-17 pasting of the Browns in the second annual Great Lakes Classic. More importantly though, several players got their chance to impress the coaching staff and no one was more impressive than Avon Cobourne. Cobourne, 5-8, 205-lbs, an undrafted rookie free agent from West Virginia who is the Mountaineers all-time leading rusher, made the most of his chance as the featured back, rushing seven times for 49 yards, catching two balls for 18 yards and a fifteen yard kickoff return. The coaching staff was looking for someone who showed speed around the corner and Cobourne gave them what they were looking for. Shawn Bryson, while not very productive (4 carries, 2 yards) running the ball, showed the coaching staff that he was first, healthy and second, still able to make plays catching the football (three catches...
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