Lions acquire Pipkins via waivers, release Marquis Flowers

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have acquired cornerback Lenzy Pipkins via waivers from the Indianapolis Colts and released linebacker Marquis Flowers.

The Lions announced the moves Wednesday.

Pipkins spent time on the Colts' practice squad and active roster earlier this season, appearing in one game. He played in 12 games last season for Green Bay.

Flowers has played in all five of Detroit's games so far this season. The Lions have an open date this week.

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