Kearse has violated team rules before Lions lost to the Pirates of Tampa Bay last week When he left the team hotel without permission and was late to check the bed, multiple sources told Free Press.
Kearse, who was a late addition to last week’s injury report, did not play against the Pirates due to those transgressions, and will likely be inactive again Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.
His agent did not return a phone call seeking comment.
Early in the second half of the season, Kearse made 59 tackles in 11 matches for the Lions national team. He mainly played as a safety box in defense and was a regular contributor to special teams After being suspended for three matches to start the season For the 2019 arrest while with the Vikings.
Scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent in March, Kearse did not take into account Lions’ long-term plans, thus The team decided to forfeit it this week In order to free up a spot on the list while watching more Walker and Harris picks in Round Three in 2018 and 2019 respectively.
He went unclaimed in concessions Tuesday.
Walker, in his third season outside of Louisiana, suffered an inconsistent downturn after showing plenty of promises in his first two seasons.
His cousin Ahmed Arberry, Was killed while running near his home in Brunswick, Georgia, in the off-season. He lost his primary job to Harris at the start of boot camp. And he became a father for the first time earlier this month.
“It was tough sometimes,” Walker said after the birth of his son Tracy Walker IV. “It was very difficult to try to get over it, especially when you got kicked out there just to try to play. So it was tough sometimes, but like I said, I had to come forward and do what I had to do. I have to play with my best and regardless of the situations.” Which I am facing, I must take advantage of it. “
Walker admitted he had “not been the best that I should have been” at some times this season, but said he has found a comfortable zone in recent weeks.
“My life has been beautiful and hectic this year,” Walker said. “So I definitely found myself – I found myself again, so let’s deal with that.”
Walker, who started his first game last week since November 1, is second in the team with 70 tackles, including four losses. Harris has 31 interventions in a smaller role.
The Lions (5-10) were knocked out of competition after a tumultuous fall and attempt to determine which defensive pieces were worth holding for the next system.
They fired Coach Matt Patricia and General Manager Bob Quinn after ThanksgivingSpecial Teams Coordinator Raiden Coombs fired after Rogue fake call Last week, I played against the pirates Without five coaches due to COVID-19 protocols.
One of these trainers was found not to wear his contact tracing bracelet at all times. A source on the team told Free Press last week.
The NFL is, as standard procedure, reviewing coronavirus outbreaks in lions.