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WR Jonathan Baldwin Waived by Lions

Darrin Klimek/Thinkstock(ALLEN PARK, Mich.) -- Just two days after claiming former first-round pick Jonathan Baldwin off waivers, the Detroit Lions waived the 24-year-old receiver due to a failed physical.

Despite being waived, Baldwin could still play for the Lions if he is determined to be healthy.

"His health is paramount and the most important thing at this point in time," Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said. "At some point in time, who knows what's going to happen in the future."

The 6-foot-4, 230-pound Baldwin is dealing with a knee injury. Without Baldwin, Kevin Ogletree is expected to earn the number-three receiver spot behind Calvin Johnson and Golden Tate.

Baldwin was selected with the 26th overall pick of the 2011 NFL Draft by the Kansas City Chiefs. In three seasons, split between the Chiefs and 49ers, Baldwin has played in 33 games, catching 44 balls for 607 yards and two touchdowns.

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