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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have re-signed defensive tackle Andre Fluellen to a one-year contract. The team confirmed the move Tuesday. Terms were not disclosed. Fluellen has played in 51 games over four seasons with the Lions. Detroit drafted him in the third round of the 2008 NFL draft and he started five games combined in his first two seasons. He has played in 29 the past two years as a backup. Fluellen has 46 career tackles.
The team also announced on their website that they have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with free agent cornerback Jacob Lacey.The 24-year-old left corner started 27 games with the Colts the past three seasons, 15 of those last season with 72 tackles and one interception.
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The Detroit Lions announced today that the club has resigned linebacker Stephen Tulloch to a five-year deal. The details haven’t been announced, but the contract is believed to be worth around $40 million according to the Lions official website.
This deal ultimately marks the end of relevant free agency signings for Detroit, as this move leaves them with little cap room.
Questions, answers -- and a few I dont knows -- with the Lions nearing the end of the first week of free-agency:
Have the Lions neglected the defense to focus on the offense?
I wouldnt call it neglecting the defense. Its been a case of taking whats there, and spreading the wealth to that area. In that regard, General Manager Martin Mayhew has been a good quarterback.
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According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, the Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Stephen Tulloch to a five-year deal. We don’t have the specifics of the contract at this time.
The Lions had been working really hard to lock up Tulloch who had a very good season in 2011 with 111 tackles, 3 sacks and 2 interceptions.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. It is hard not to be impressed by Calvin Johnson. Everything about the star wide receiver is big big body, big catches, big smile, big contract.
The image Johnson has portrayed to the public on and off the field in his five seasons with the Lions has been that of a superstar performer and consummate professional who is big in every way, with one exception - he...