Lions Sign Wide Receiver Trey Quinn, Waive Tom Kennedy

The Detroit Lions announced the waiving of wide receiver Tom Kennedy, citing injury status as the reason for his departure from the team.

1. Tom Kennedy Waived

In place of Tom Kennedy, the Lions signed wide receiver Trey Quinn to the roster, aiming to bolster their receiving corps.

2. Trey Quinn Signed

Trey Quinn, a former SMU player, was part of the 2018 NFL Draft and was famously referred to as "Mr. Irrelevant" as the last pick when selected by Washington.

3. Quinn's Background

Quinn spent two seasons with Washington before being waived in September 2020. During his time with the team, he recorded 35 receptions, 273 yards, and two touchdowns.

4. Washington Tenure

After being waived by Washington, Quinn had stints with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Las Vegas, and the Denver Broncos before joining the Michigan Panthers in the USFL.

5. Journey After Washington:

During his time with the Michigan Panthers in the USFL, Quinn played a key role as a receiver, tallying 37 receptions, 438 yards, and four touchdowns.

6. USFL Contribution

With injuries impacting players like Marvin Jones and Jameson Williams, Trey Quinn has the opportunity to compete for a spot on the Lions' 53-man roster.

7. Lions' Wide Receiver Depth

Quinn's experience in the NFL and the USFL brings depth and versatility to the Lions' receiving options.

8. Adding Experience

The Lions hope that Quinn's skill set and past performance will make a positive impact on the team's offensive strategies.

9. Potential Impact

With the signing of Trey Quinn, the Detroit Lions aim to strengthen their roster and prepare for the upcoming season with a more robust wide receiver corps.

10. Preparing for the Season

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