Lions sign quarterback R.J. Archer

He signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent two years ago, spending time on both the practice squad and the 53-man roster. The Lions also claimed undrafted rookie free agent cornerback Dontrell Johnson off waivers from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Lions cut undrafted rookie free agent safety Alonzo Lawrence. Johnson played collegiately at Murray State.

He had 11 pass deflections last season. Lawrence was signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Gulf Coast Community College.

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