Local Sports Journal

John Potter

John Potter

Grand Haven native and NFL kicker John Potter signed a futures/reserves contract with the Detroit Lions for the 2014 season.

The Grand Haven High School grad was recently released by the Washington Redskins after the 2013 season.

Potter played in three games for Washington during his second NFL season and had three field goals and seven extra points.

Potter’s futures contract doesn’t hit until the beginning of the new 2014 season which starts on March 11.