Lions cut Austen Lane, promote Rodney Austin

Aaron Wilson
National Football Post

The Detroit Lions released former Jacksonville Jaguars fifth-round defensive lineman Austen Lane, promoting offensive guard Rodney Austin from the practice squad.

The 6-foot-6, 265-pounder recorded 32 tackles, two sacks and one forced fumble last season in seven starts for the Jaguars.

Lane was last with the Kansas City Chiefs.

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Lane is a former Murray State standout who recorded 29 career sacks and 55 tackles for losses.

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