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Lions make roster moves
|by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com|
|(9/16/14) The Lions put cornerback Nevin Lawson (dislocated toes) on injured reserve, signed cornerback Danny Gorrer and promoted linebacker Julian Stanford from the practice squad.
Nevin Lawson to step into starting lineup for Lions
|by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com|
|(9/12/14) Lions coach Jim Caldwell told reporters Friday rookie defensive back Nevin Lawson will be the team's primary nickel corner for Week 2 against the Panthers.
The spot in the secondary came open when Bill Bentley suffered an ACL injury that ended his season in Week 1. Lawson had one tackle in his NFL debut in Week 1. Lawson was a 4th round pick out of Utah State in this year's draft.
Lions address CB need with Nevin Lawson in Round 4
|by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com|
|(5/10/14) With the 133rd pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected cornerback Nevin Lawson from Utah State. |
Lawson played in 14 games, starting 13 for the Aggies. He amassed 57 total tackles, five tackles for loss and four interceptions in 2013. Standing at 5-foot-9, 190-pounds, he will likely be used as a nickel corner to start his pro career.