Lions claim Cletis Gordon

The Detroit Lions continue to raid the trash bins of other NFL teams, using their top priority on the waiver list liberally.

On Tuesday, the Lions plucked former Patriots quarterback Kevin O’Connell, if for no reason other than to have the warm bodies at the position for the final preseason game.

Now, the Lions have pounced on former Chargers and Texans cornerback Cletis Gordon, according to Tom Kowalski of

(And, yeah, we probably are fascinated with Cletis Gordon because he shares a first name with one of our favorite characters on The Simpsons.)

The Lions made space for Gordon by cutting cornerback Keith Smith.