Roosevelt signs with Lions

DETROIT (WIVB) – Buffalo native Naaman Roosevelt is getting another shot in the NFL, signing with the Detroit Lions Friday.

Roosevelt, who has not played in an NFL game since 2011 with the Bills, was one of the final cuts in Cleveland Browns training camp last year.

The former St. Joe’s and UB star has one career touchdown as a wide receiver, with 25 catches and 396 yards – all with Buffalo. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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