Player Updates

September 14, 2020 07:08 PM
Dan Skipper: Reaches injury settlement
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper (undisclosed) was waived from IR with an injury settlement Monday per the NFL's official transaction log.

The Lions originally waived Skipper during final roster cuts, and he ultimately went unclaimed. As a result, he subsequently reverted to the team's IR. Now that he and the team have reached an injury settlement, he will be able to look for a new landing spot once his health is back up to par.

September 6, 2020 10:08 PM
Lions' Dan Skipper: Transitions to IR
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper (undisclosed) reverted to injured reserve Sunday, per the league's official transactions report.

Skipper went unclaimed after the Lions waived him with an injury designation Saturday.

December 15, 2019 01:24 AM
Lions' Dan Skipper: Promoted from practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper was promoted to the Lions' 53-man roster Saturday.

Skipper has been on Detroit's practice squad since being waived toward the end of November, but he'll now rejoin the active roster. The 25-year-old provides depth at offensive tackle with Rick Wagner (knee) sidelined this week.

November 21, 2019 09:12 PM
Dan Skipper: Cut by Lions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper has been waived by the Lions.

Skipper only spent nine days in Detroit. He became redundant with Rick Wagner (concussion) nearing a return.

November 13, 2019 06:40 PM
Lions' Dan Skipper: Plucked off waivers
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Lions claimed Skipper off waivers from the Texans on Tuesday.

The Lions may immediately deploy Skipper as their starting right tackle if Rick Wagner (concussion) is ruled out. If Wagner clears the league's concussion protocol in time, Skipper will serve as a backup.

November 12, 2019 08:48 PM
Dan Skipper: Cut by Texans
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper was let go by the Texans on Monday.

Skipper was signed off the Patriots' practice squad in October but only saw extensive playing time in Week 7 against the Colts, when he struggled in pass protection.

October 17, 2019 01:40 PM
Texans' Dan Skipper: Signs with Houston
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper has signed a contract with the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

Skipper had been on New England's practice squad when the Texans dangled a spot on their active roster. The 6-foot-10, 325-pound tackle will provide insurance while starting right tackle Tytus Howard is sidelined with a partially torn medial collateral ligament.

February 5, 2019 05:36 PM
Patriots' Dan Skipper: Signs futures deal with Patriots
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper signed a futures contract with New England on Tuesday, Mike Reiss of ESPN.com reports.

Skipper spent a week on the Lions' active roster in the middle of the season and ended the year on New England's practice squad. He'll look to earn a backup role along the offensive line for the Patriots in 2019.

November 2, 2017 07:08 PM
Dan Skipper: Waived by Lions
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper has been waived by the Lions, CBS Detroit reports.

Skipper was promoted from the practice squad in order to provide depth at tackle for last Sunday's loss to the Steelers. His release opens up a roster spot for guard Don Barclay.

October 26, 2017 08:04 PM
Lions' Dan Skipper: Promoted from practice squad
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Skipper was signed from the Lions' practice squad to the active roster Thursday.

Skipper's promotion comes with the Lions dealing with a banged-up offensive line, and he'll likely be used as nothing more than a depth option up front.

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WeekDateOpp.GGSFum Rec
710/20/19IND100
810/27/19OAK100
911/3/19JAC100
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-9/325
Birthdate:
9/20/1994
Age:
26
Hometown:
Las Vegas, NV, USA
School:
Arkansas
NFL Experience:
2
Awards: