Newly Acquired DE Griffen Can't Join Lions Until Next Week
FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2020, file photo, Dallas Cowboys defensive end Everson Griffen celebrates after the team's win in an NFL football game against the New York Giants in Arlington, Texas. The Detroit Lions have acquired Griffen from the Cowboys for a conditional draft pick. The Cowboys announced the deal Tuesday night, Oct. 27. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
The Lions acquired Griffen from the Dallas Cowboys for a conditional 2021 draft pick on Tuesday night. NFL protocols require players who join a new team to begin testing for six days before they can enter the franchise’s facilities.
Detroit (3-3) will be without Griffen when it hosts the Indianapolis Colts (4-2) on Sunday.
The 32-year-old Griffen has 77 career sacks, including 2 1/2 this season as a reserve in seven games with the Cowboys.
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