Detroit Lions free agency tracker: Who's coming and who's going in 2024?

Here's everything you need to know about the Detroit Lions run through 2024 free agency.

Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
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NFL free agency for 2024 is now open, with the legal negotiation/tampering window open. Deals can be agreed to now, but not yet officially signed until the late afternoon of March 13.

The Detroit Lions had 20 unrestricted free agents this year going into the offseason, along with the expected sampling of restricted and exclusive rights free agents. Some have been brought back, while others already or soon won't be.

Here's a look at the free agents the Lions have:

Unrestricted free agents

  • DL Tyson Alualu
  • K Michael Badgley (re-signed)
  • QB Teddy Bridgewater (retired)
  • TE Anthony Firkser
  • DB C.J. Gardner-Johnson (signed with Philadelphia Eagles)
  • OG/C Graham Glasgow (re-signed)
  • EDGE Charles Harris
  • DB Will Harris
  • OG Jonah Jackson (signed with Los Angeles Rams)
  • LS Jake McQuaide
  • CB Emmanuel Moseley (re-signed)
  • OT Matt Nelson (signed with New York Giants)
  • DE Romeo Okwara (retired)
  • WR Donovan Peoples-Jones (re-signed)
  • LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin (re-signed)
  • WR Josh Reynolds (signed with Denver Broncos)
  • OT Dan Skipper (re-signed)
  • QB Nate Sudfeld (re-signed)
  • OG Halapoulivaati Vaitai
  • CB Kindle Vildor (re-signed)

Restricted free agents

  • LS Scott Daly (not tendered)
  • CB Khalil Dorsey (not tendered)
  • CB Jerry Jacobs (not tendered)
  • DT Benito Jones (not tendered, signed with Miami Dolphins)
  • LB Anthony Pittman (not tendered, signed with Washington Commanders)
  • TE Brock Wright (tendered, Lions matched 49ers offer sheet)

Exclusive rights free agents

  • OG Kayode Awosika (tendered)
  • LB James Houston (tendered)
  • RB Zonovan Knight (re-signed)
  • CB Chase Lucas (non-tendered, signed with San Francisco 49ers)
  • RB Craig Reynolds (tendered)
  • TE Shane Zylstra (re-signed)

To be updated as things happen, here's a look at what the Lions have done in 2024 free agency.

Detroit Lions 2024 free agency tracker

Free Agents signed by the Lions

OL Graham Glasgow: Re-signed. Three years, $20 million ($9.5 million guaranteed), according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Subsequently shown to be $8 million guaranteed.

LB Jalen Reeves Maybin: Re-signed. Two years, $7.5 million, worth "up to" $8 million according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo.

K Michael Badgley: Re-signed. One year, $1.292 million, per Over The Cap.

CB Emmanuel Moseley: Re-signed. One year, $2.875 million ($1 million guaranteed), via Over The Cap.

TE Shane Zylstra: Re-signed, perhaps different than ERFA tender.
RB Zonovan Knight: Re-signed, perhaps different than ERFA tender
RB Craig Reynolds: ERFA tender
TE Brock Wright: RFA tender

EDGE Marcus Davenport: According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, it'll be a one-year deal. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network the deal has a $6.5 million base value and Davenport can make "up to" $10.5 million.

CB Amik Robertson: According to Tom Pelisserro of NFL Network, it's a two-year, $9.25 million deal worth up to $10.75 million with incentives. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reported the deal has $4.5 million in guarantees, and Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported that includes a $3.3 million signing bonus. Aaron Wilson of KPRC in Houston has more contract details.

OT Dan Skipper: Re-signed. According to ESPN's Jeremy Fowler, it's a one-year deal.

DT D.J. Reader: According to NFL Network's trio of insiders (Tom Pelissero, Ian Rapoport, Mike Garafolo), it's a two-year deal for Reader. Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report added the deal is worth up to $27.25 million with over $9 million guaranteed.

CB Khalil Dorsey: Re-signed. Terms not yet disclosed, but presumably a one-year deal.
LS Scott Daly: Re-signed. Also likely a one-year deal.

WR Donovan Peoples-Jones: Re-signed. According to Jordan Schultz of Bleacher Report, it's a one-year deal worth up to $2 million.

OG Kevin Zeitler: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the Lions have agreed to a one-year deal with the veteran guard.

QB Nate Sudfeld: The team announced Sudfeld has been re-signed. (March 27).
CB Kindle Vildor: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Vildor is getting a one-year deal (April 3).

TE Brock Wright: According to multiple reports and the team's announcement, the Lions matched the offer sheet Wright signed with the San Francisco 49ers (April 3).

RB Craig Reynolds, OG Kayode Awosika, LB James Houston: Per the team's announcement, Reynolds, Awosika and Houston have been officially re-signed to Exclusive Rights Contracts.

Free agents leaving the Lions

OG Jonah Jackson: Three years, $51 million ($34 million guaranteed), according to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network.
CB Jerry Jacobs: (not tendered as RFA)
CB Chase Lucas: (not tendered as ERFA)
CB Khalil Dorsey: (not tendered as RFA)
QB Teddy Bridgewater: (retired)
LB Julian Okwara: One year, up to $2.675 million with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
TE Zach Ertz: One year, up to $5 million with the Washington Commanders, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero.

DB C.J. Gardner-Johnson: According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, Gardner-Johnson's going back to the Philadelphia Eagles on a three-year deal worth up to $33 million.

LB Anthony Pittman: According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, Pittman has agreed to terms with the Washington Commanders.

DT Benito Jones: According to The Athletic's Dianna Russini, Jones has agreed to a deal with the Miami Dolphins.

CB Chase Lucas: According to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the San Francisco 49ers.

DE Romeo Okwara: Announced his retirement on Instragram March 19.

OT Matt Nelson: Agreed to terms with the New York Giants (March 21).

WR Josh Reynolds: According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, signed a two-year deal worth up to $14 million (March 27).

Trades

CB Carlton Davis: According to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero, the Lions have agreed to a trade to acquire Davis from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Detroit will give up their own original third-round pick this year (No. 92 overall), and also get a 2024 sixth-round pick and a 2025 sixth-round pick.

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