Found September 23, 2013 on NFL Trade Rumors:
The Detroit Lions officially placed DL Jason Jones on season-ending injured reserve after it was determined that he has a torn patellar tendon. The Lions signed Andre Fluellen to their roster on Monday to replace Jones. Jones, 27, signed a three-year contract worth $9.5 million back in March. Jones offers great versatility, and adding him to an already formidable defensive line figured to cause a lot of mismatches for offensive units this season. Detroit also signed Israel Idonije to a contract and drafted Ezekiel Ansah with their first-round pick, so they do have some depth to work with.   The post Lions Place DL Jason Jones On IR, Sign DL Andre Fluellen appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.

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