Kevin Barnes traded from Washington Redskins to Detroit Lions

Kevin Barnes reportedly was told Monday he was out of work.

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Instead, the cornerback is getting a change of scenery.

The Washington Redskins traded Barnes to the Detroit Lions on Monday for a conditional draft pick, the Redskins confirmed in a release on their official website.

The fourth-year pro was told earlier in the day he had been cut by the Redskins, a source with knowledge of the situation told The Washington Post.

Barnes recorded 26 tackles and two interceptions with the Redskins last season.

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