Lions are full of hope Austin Seibertright groin will heal enough to kick this week. But if not, then the Lions will have Michael Badgley as a kicker against the Patriots.
Detroit signed Badgley to their practice team, according to NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero.
The Lions cut Dominik Eberle on Monday after missing two extra points against the Seahawks.
Badgley kicked for the Bears on Sunday, scoring all 12 of the team’s points on Sunday, going 4-for-4 in his field goal attempts.
He had a brief stint with the Jaguars in August and spent time with both the Colts and Titans last season. He was 18-of-21 on field goals, scoring all 39 extra points he tried in 12 games with Indianapolis, but missed the only field goal and one of the two extra points he scored for the Titans.