Detroit Lions trade 2025 sixth-round pick to Cleveland for wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones, strengthening offense one hour ahead of NFL trade deadline

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By Leocciano Callao For Dailymail.Com

Published: 17:23 EDT, 31 October 2023 | Updated: 17:28 EDT, 31 October 2023

The Detroit Lions were capable to amended their discourtesy pinch conscionable an hr earlier nan NFL waste and acquisition deadline astatine 4PM ET connected Tuesday. 

At 3:05 PM, the Lions announced that they traded their 2025 sixth-round prime to nan Cleveland Browns, receiving Donovan Peoples-Jones successful return. 

The Lions will look to utilize nan 6-foot-2, 240-pound wide receiver contempt seeing constricted minutes successful Cleveland this season. So acold this year, Peoples-Jones has only caught 8 passes for 97 yards. 


Throughout his clip successful Cleveland, Peoples-Jones tallied 117 receptions for 1,837 yards pinch 8 touchdowns. 

Peoples-Jones' champion play pinch nan Browns came successful 2022, making 61 catches for 839 yards and 3 touchdowns. 

The Lions acquired Donovan Peoples-Jones from Cleveland an hr earlier nan waste and acquisition deadline 

The Lions hit nan Raiders connected Monday nighttime and are 6-2 successful nan season, topping nan NFC North

Peoples-Jones, 24, will beryllium returning to his location state-- having played for Cass Tech High School successful Detroit and nan University of Michigan earlier getting drafted by nan Browns successful 2020. 

Coming disconnected a 26-14 triumph complete nan Las Vegas Raiders connected Monday night, nan Lions are 6-2 for nan the play while starring nan NFC North.

In his homecoming, Peoples-Jones joins backmost Jared Goff who is presently 4th successful passing yards, Amon-Ra St. Brown who is No 6 successful nan convention pinch 57 receptions, and Jahmyr Gibbs who ranks among nan highest rushers successful nan NFL. 

On nan different hand, nan Browns are 4-3 for nan play and are 2nd successful nan AFC North.