The Detroit Lions waived former Auburn safety Jeremiah Dinson on Friday. The Lions released Dinson to create a roster spot for safety Jalen Elliott, who returned to the active roster from reserve/COVID-19. Like Dinson, Elliott is a rookie who signed with Detroit after being bypassed in the NFL Draft April 23-25.
Former Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford and Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart have contributed a total of $500,000 to an athletic department program focused on diversity and social justice. University President Jere W. Morehead said Friday the initiative will “promote an inclusive culture” among all members of the athletic association, including student-athletes, coaches and staff. Among the initial gifts were a $350,000 commitment from Stafford and his wife Kelly.
Sign up for Eagles Extra: Get exclusive news, behind-the-scenes observations and the ability to text directly with reporters The Eagles cut Gibson prior to training camp last month. The 2017 fifth-round pick bounced on and off the Eagles’ roster last season. In between stints with the Eagles, Gibson spent part of last season on the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad.