DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 30: Baker Mayfield #6 of the Cleveland Browns tries to escape the tackle of Cam Johnson #57 of the Detroit Lions during a preseason game at Ford Field on August 30, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) -- The Detroit Lions announced 13 cuts on Friday in their first round of league-mandated roster moves.
DE Cam Johnson, CB Dexter McDougle, CB Sterling Moore were classified as vested veterans released.
WR Brian Brown, DT Josh Fatu, TE Marcus Lucas, T Jamar McGloster, LB Chad Meredith, G John Montelus, WR Teo Redding, DT Christian Ringo, and DE Jeremiah Valoaga were all waived.
Safety Marcus Cromartie was placed on injured reserve.
The NFL deadline to set a 53-player roster is 4 p.m. Saturday.
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