Former Chargers left tackle Marcus McNeill is flying to Detroit Thursday and will visit the Lions’ practice facility in Allen Park Friday, according to a league source.
McNeill was released by the Chargers earlier this week due to his history with neck injuries and to clear cap space. He was a second-round draft pick in 2006 and has played in two Pro Bowls.
He spent last season on injured-reserve with a neck issue.
The Lions will also host former Colts cornerback Jacob Lacey, according to sources.
Lacey has started 27 games for the Colts over the last three seasons. Lacey, 24, had 72 tackles and one interception in 15 games with the Colts last season. He started 10 games at left corner in 2011.
Lacey was not offered a restricted free agent tender by the Colts.
The Lions will host wide receiver/return specialist Ted Ginn at the facility Thursday.
Ginn caught 19 passes in 14 games with the 49ers last season but excelled as a returner, scoring on both kick and punt returns.
Ginn missed the end of the season with an ankle injury and the 49ers felt his absence in a loss to the Giants in the NFC Championship Game when the 49ers committed two special teams turnovers.
Offensive lineman Eric Winston, 28, who was released by the Houston Texans on Monday, also is planning a visit to the Lions, according to Ravens Insider Aaron Wilson.
Winston, a right tackle, started every game the last five years for the Texans. He’s also scheduled to visit the Chiefs, Rams and Ravens.
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