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Reports: Lions releasing CB Justin Coleman, TE Jesse James

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Posted at 10:20 PM, Mar 11, 2021

(WXYZ) -- The Detroit Lions are releasing cornerback Justin Coleman and tight end Jesse James, according to multiple reports.

Detroit signed both players to four-year contracts prior to the 2019 season.

James caught 14 passes for 129 yards and two touchdowns in 2020.

Coleman appeared in 11 games during the 2020 season, recording 30 total tackles.