NFP Team Pages » Detroit Lions | "Where your voice is heard"

RSS

Report: Cornerback Stanford Routt to visit Lions

Detroit in constant search for help in secondary Brad Biggs

Print This November 09, 2012, 10:19 AM EST
Add a Comment

Will the third time be the charm this season for Stanford Routt?

The veteran cornerback, waived at the start of the week by the Kansas City Chiefs, will visit the Detroit Lions today, according to Adam Caplan.

Routt was cut loose by the Oakland Raiders in February and then joined the Chiefs where he was supposed to mitigate the loss of Brandon Carr in free agency. That didn’t work so well when the Chiefs decided to dump him.

The Lions have well-known issues throughout their secondary and Routt would add experience and size to a team hoping to climb into the playoff race despite a difficult schedule in the second half of the season.

But Routt will collect $11 million this season from his former employers whether he plays another down in 2012 or not.

Follow me on Twitter: @BradBiggs

Brad Biggs covers the Bears for the Chicago Tribune
 

Comments

Add a Comment
 

There are no comments for this post, please add your comment below.

Add a Comment

* Required - Keep track of your comments Login or Register with NFP
(will not be published)
  • Hot News & Rumors
  • RSS