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Lions release Glover Quin, Bruce Ellington, Nicholas Grigsby

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have released Glover Quin, cutting ties with the 33-year-old safety who had one year left on his contract .

Detroit also released wide receiver Bruce Ellington and linebacker Nicholas Grigsby on Friday.

Quin started every game last season for the ninth straight year. Houston drafted Quin in 2009 and the fourth-round pick from New Mexico started 12 games as a rookie. Quin started every game over the following three years for the Texans. He signed a five-year deal in 2013 and a contract extension in 2017 in Detroit.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Chicago 1240.750
Minnesota 871.531
Green Bay 691.406
Detroit 6100.375
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Stafford3777
Pass TDs: M. Stafford21
Rush Yds: K. Johnson641
Rush TDs: L. Blount5
Rec Yds: K. Golladay1063
Rec TDs: K. Golladay5
Int: Q. Diggs3
Sacks: R. Okwara7.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5236 (24)
Passing Yards: 3844 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1660 (23)
Points per game: 20.3 (25)
Yards per game: 327.3 (24)
Touchdowns: 33 (23)
Field Goals: 28 (9)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5360 (10)
Passing Yards: 3897 (9)
Rushing Yards: 1761 (10)
Points per game: 22.5 (16)
Yards per game: 335.0 (10)
Touchdowns: 40 (16)
Field Goals: 19 (2)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/15 B. Ellington cut
2/15 N. Grigsby cut
2/15 G. Quin cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/30 L. Willson concussion (Out)
12/30 J. Agnew knee (Out)
12/30 L. Blount knee (Questionable)
12/30 Q. Diggs back (Questionable)
12/30 K. Golladay chest (Questionable)
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