Lions cut Dorin Dickerson, promote Jeremy Ross

The Detroit Lions cut veteran tight end and fullback Dorin Dickerson and have promoted wide receiver Jeremy Ross to the active roster from the practice squad, the team announced.

Dickerson was auditioned Monday along with tight ends Kyle Adams and Daniel Fells.

Dickerson caught nine passes last season for the Buffalo Bills. He played collegiately at Pitt and is a former Houston Texans seventh-round draft pick.

Ross is a 6-foot, 215-pounder from Cal who has one catch for eight yards with one lost fumble.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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