Former Detroit Lions functioning back again Justin Forsett talks about Darrell Bevell and his ShowerPill enterprise on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Atlanta.
Dave Birkett, Detroit Cost-free Press

Tre’ Williams invested previous tumble doing work in the Auburn football recruiting office environment. Now, he’s back again chasing his NFL dream.

The Detroit Lions signed Williams to their 90-guy roster on Wednesday.

Williams went undrafted out of Auburn previous spring and reportedly agreed to cost-free-agent deal with the New York Jets that by no means was finalized simply because of a shoulder personal injury.

He underwent shoulder surgical procedure previous calendar year, according to

At Auburn, Williams was a two-calendar year starter who appeared in 47 job games. He was a next-workforce All-SEC choose as a senior, when he performed by means of his suitable shoulder personal injury even though on the same workforce as Lions functioning back again Kerryon Johnson, a next-round choose previous April.

The Lions return setting up linebackers Jarrad Davis, Devon Kennard and Christian Jones for 2019, and have backups Jalen Reeves-Maybin, Trevor Bates, Nicholas Grigsby, Garret Dooley and Steve Longa below deal or handle at the position.

Bates on Tuesday pleaded not responsible to counts of next- and 3rd-degree assault for a January incident in which he allegedly punched a New York City police officer. He continues to be on a psychiatric keep and his standing with the workforce likely forward is unclear.

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