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Lions Cutting Former 1st Round Pick In Surprise Move

Lions head coach Dan Campbell on the field.

DETROIT, MI - NOVEMBER 25: Detroit Lions head coach Dan Campbell looks on from the sideline during a regular season Thanksgiving Day NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and the Detroit Lions on November 25, 2021 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Scott W. Grau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

It's cut day in the National Football League and we have a surprising move out of Detroit. 

The Lions are reportedly cutting a former first round pick on Monday evening. 

Jarrad Davis, a first round pick out of Florida in 2017, is reportedly being released. 

"The #Lions are releasing former first-round pick LB Jarrad Davis, source said. A bit of a surprise," NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reports.

Davis played for the Lions from 2017-20 before spending the 2021 season with the Jets.

He re-signed with Detroit this offseason, though he needs a new home now.

NFL teams have until Tuesday afternoon to get down to the 53 player limit.