Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 3/21/12
The Detroit Lions have been relatively quite during this 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy. However, the Lions made some leaps and took a more assertive approach on Tuesday. Photo Credit: DetroitLions.com In addition to scheduling a visit for defensive end Everette Brown, the Lions also signed cornerback Jacob Lacey, re-signed Andre Fluellen and brought back star linebacker Stephen Tulloch on a five-year extension. Stephen Tulloch was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the fourth round (116th overall) in the 2006 NFL Draft.  Tulloch collected five pass deflections, three sacks, two interceptions and led the Lions with 111 tackles last season. He joined Detroit last summer on a one-year contract and reunited with Jim Schwartz.  The 5-11, 240-pound middle linebacker tested the waters on the open market as an unrestricted free agent, but received the long-term deal he was hoping for from Detroit. Entering his seventh season in the NFL, Tulloch, 27, has amassed 568 tackles, 7.5 sacks and fo...
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