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Top Dan Skipper News

  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Clears physical examination

    Skipper returned to practice after being re-instated from the Lions' active/non-football illness list Saturday.

    It's unknown why Skipper initially landed on the active/NFI list, but he should now be ready to compete for a spot on Detroit's active roster during training camp. The 27-year-old has played a total of 10 games during his career and could provide a role as an emergency backup for the Lions this coming regular season.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Receives NFI designation

    Skipper (illness) was added to the Lions' active/non-football illness list Wednesday, Tim Twentyman of the team's official site reports.

    Skipper has spent time on and off Detroit's practice squad over the past two seasons, appearing in six games for the team during this span. The 27-year-old should compete for a backup role at offensive tackle when healthy this preseason.

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  • Dan Skipper: Works out with Raiders

    Skipper (leg) had a workout with the Raiders on Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.

    Skipper spent training camp with the Lions and went down with the leg injury in the preseason finale. He landed on injured reserve before being waived with an injury settlement, and he now appears to be healthy.

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  • Dan Skipper: Waived with injury settlement

    The Lions waived Skipper (leg) from injured reserve with an injury settlement Monday, independent NFL journalist Aaron Wilson reports.

    Skipper suffered the leg injury during Detroit's preseason finale, but it is unclear how severe the injury is. When healthy, he will be eligible to join a new team during the 2021 campaign.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Reverts to IR

    Skipper (leg) reverted to the Lions' injured reserve Wednesday, per the NFL's official transactions log.

    Skipper suffered a leg injury during Detroit's preseason finale. The offensive tackle spent time on the Lions' practice squad in 2020.

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  • Dan Skipper: Waived by Lions

    Skipper (leg) was waived/injured by the Lions on Monday, Tim Twentyman of the Lions' official site reports.

    Skipper needed to be carted off the field after appearing to injure the lower part of his left leg during Detroit's preseason finale. He'll revert to injured reserve if he clears waivers.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Bumps to active roster

    Skipper was promoted to the Lions' active roster from the practice squad Saturday.

    The 26-year-old joined Detroit's practice squad in October and has appeared in two games since joining the team, and he now has a longer-term spot on the active roster. Skipper provides depth at offensive tackle with Tyrell Crosby (ankle) sidelined.

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  • Dan Skipper: Signs with Detroit

    Skipper (undisclosed) agreed to a contract with the Lions' practice squad Wednesday.

    Skipper was waived off IR with an injury settlement by the Lions earlier this season but appears back to full health. The 25-year-old will provide depth at offensive line on the practice squad.

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  • Dan Skipper: Reaches injury settlement

    Skipper (undisclosed) was waived from IR with an injury settlement Monday per the NFL's official transaction log.

    The Lions originally waived Skipper during final roster cuts, and he ultimately went unclaimed. As a result, he subsequently reverted to the team's IR. Now that he and the team have reached an injury settlement, he will be able to look for a new landing spot once his health is back up to par.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Transitions to IR

    Skipper (undisclosed) reverted to injured reserve Sunday, per the league's official transactions report.

    Skipper went unclaimed after the Lions waived him with an injury designation Saturday.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Promoted from practice squad

    Skipper was promoted to the Lions' 53-man roster Saturday.

    Skipper has been on Detroit's practice squad since being waived toward the end of November, but he'll now rejoin the active roster. The 25-year-old provides depth at offensive tackle with Rick Wagner (knee) sidelined this week.

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  • Dan Skipper: Cut by Lions

    Skipper has been waived by the Lions.

    Skipper only spent nine days in Detroit. He became redundant with Rick Wagner (concussion) nearing a return.

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  • Lions' Dan Skipper: Plucked off waivers

    The Lions claimed Skipper off waivers from the Texans on Tuesday.

    The Lions may immediately deploy Skipper as their starting right tackle if Rick Wagner (concussion) is ruled out. If Wagner clears the league's concussion protocol in time, Skipper will serve as a backup.

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  • Dan Skipper: Cut by Texans

    Skipper was let go by the Texans on Monday.

    Skipper was signed off the Patriots' practice squad in October but only saw extensive playing time in Week 7 against the Colts, when he struggled in pass protection.

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  • Texans' Dan Skipper: Signs with Houston

    Skipper has signed a contract with the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Skipper had been on New England's practice squad when the Texans dangled a spot on their active roster. The 6-foot-10, 325-pound tackle will provide insurance while starting right tackle Tytus Howard is sidelined with a partially torn medial collateral ligament.

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  • Patriots' Dan Skipper: Signs futures deal with Patriots

    Skipper signed a futures contract with New England on Tuesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

    Skipper spent a week on the Lions' active roster in the middle of the season and ended the year on New England's practice squad. He'll look to earn a backup role along the offensive line for the Patriots in 2019.

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  • Dan Skipper: Waived by Lions

    Skipper has been waived by the Lions, CBS Detroit reports.

    Skipper was promoted from the practice squad in order to provide depth at tackle for last Sunday's loss to the Steelers. His release opens up a roster spot for guard Don Barclay.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-9, 330 lbs
Birthplace: Las Vegas, NV
Age: 28
School: Arkansas
Experience: 3