Former #Patriots WR Dontrelle Inman generated immediate interest upon being a free agent. Source said he's slated to visit the #Lions in the next day or so, with Detroit seemingly always taking an interest in available free agents.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 19, 2019
Inman came to New England with a decent pedigree -- 140 career catches for 1,890 yards and 11 touchdowns over five NFL seasons -- and tallied three receptions for 40 yards in two preseason games for the Patriots.
But with Josh Gordon's reinstatement, Julian Edelman's pending return from injury and the presence of rookie N'Keal Harry, it would have been difficult for Inman to crack the team's 53-man roster.
Matt Patricia's Lions aren't shy about kicking the tires on former Patriots, though, as they've added wide receiver Danny Amendola, defensive end Trey Flowers and defensive backs Justin Coleman and Tavon Wilson in recent years.
Inman apparently is garnering interest from other teams, so Patricia and Detroit general manager Bob Quinn may have to act fast if they want to add another ex-Pat to their roster.
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NFL Rumors: Patriots castoff Dontrelle Inman to visit Lions in free agency originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston