DETROIT (AP) -The Detroit Lions signed receiver Brandon Middleton on Sunday, adding depth at receiver with rookie Calvin Johnson out against Chicago, and cut cornerback Tony Beckham.
Middleton was one of the final players to make Detroit's team heading into the season, but was later cut and put on the practice squad. Johnson did not play against the Bears after injuring his back last week.
Beckham was not in the NFL last season after playing for Tennessee in 2002-05.

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