Latest Paul Perkins News

Lions sign Scarbrough to active roster, release Perkins

Nov. 16, 2019 5:43 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed running back Bo Scarbrough to the active roster from the practice squad and released running back Paul Perkins. The team also announced Saturday that it has signed punter Matt Wile to the practice squad. Scarbrough joined the Lions last week after spending time...

Lions rule out Daniels, Glasgow, put Carson on IR

Nov. 2, 2019 6:20 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have ruled out defensive tackle Mike Daniels and offensive lineman Graham Glasgow for Sunday's game at Oakland. Daniels has a foot injury, and Glasgow has been dealing with back issues. Detroit had already ruled out defensive back Tracy Walker because of a knee injury. The...

Lions sign cornerback Michael Jackson, adding needed depth

Oct. 30, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Michael Jackson, adding depth at the position while Darius Slay is slowed by an injury. Detroit signed Jackson off the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad and released running Paul Perkins on Wednesday. Dallas drafted Jackson in the fifth round...

Slumping Lions and Giants meet with 3-game losing streaks

Oct. 24, 2019 9:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions have taken a lot of hits lately. Detroit (2-3-1) has dropped three straight games and its latest setback included running back Kerryon Johnson going down with a knee injury that put him on injured reserve. Days later, starting safety and team captain Quandre Diggs was...

Lions sign Paul Perkins after putting Kerryon Johnson on IR

Oct. 23, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed running back Paul Perkins, adding much-needed depth at the position. Detroit made the move Wednesday, a day after putting running back Kerryon Johnson on injured reserve with a knee injury. The Lions released Perkins last week after being awarded...

Lions awarded Carson via waivers from Green Bay

Oct. 17, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have been awarded running back Tra Carson via waivers from Green Bay. The Lions also announced Thursday that they have released running back Paul Perkins. Carson originally signed with Cincinnati as an undrafted rookie in 2016. He spent parts of the last two...