Jim Caldwell

Lions acquire OT Robinson from Rams and sign OT Kouandjio

The Detroit Lions have bolstered their offensive line to make up for the potential loss of tackle Taylor Decker.

Detroit acquired offensive tackle Greg Robinson from the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday morning for a draft pick that was not announced.

The Lions also signed free agent Cyrus Kouandjio, another sign they are bracing for at least starting the season without Decker protecting Matthew Stafford's blind side. Decker is out indefinitely after an offseason injury led to shoulder surgery.

"Those guys give us an opportunity to get better, and that's a key," Detroit coach Jim Caldwell said before the team's third and final minicamp practice. "Some...

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