Found March 19, 2012 on
Fox Sports Detroit:
The Lions on Monday re-signed punter Ben Graham to a one-year deal.
Additional terms were not disclosed.
Graham originally signed with Detroit on Nov. 15 and was the teams punter for the final seven games of 2011. Ten of his 28 punts for the Lions were downed inside the opponent's 20-yard line. Only three were into the end zone for touchbacks.
Graham, entering his ninth season, has also spent time with the New York Jets, New Orleans Saints and Arizona Cardinals. He has 434 career punts for 19,178 yards (44.2 average).
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The Detroit Lions continue to lock up their own free agents, as former Aussie Rules star Ben Graham agreed to terms. Graham averaged 44.1 yards per punt and 38.7 net with the Lions in 2011.
Here's the Detroit Lions' press release:
LIONS RE-SIGN P BEN GRAHAMThe Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed P Ben Graham to a 1-year deal. Additional terms...
The Detroit Lions have re-signed punter Ben Graham to a one-year contract.
Graham was the team's punter for the final seven games of last season, putting 10 of 28 punts inside the 20-yard line with only three touchbacks. He replaced Robert Malone, who filed in for one game for the injured Ryan Donahue, and had a kick returned for a touchdown by Chicago's Devin Hester. Graham...
The Detroit Lions will have a training-camp punting competition for the second straight season as the team announced today it has re-signed punter Ben Graham to a one-year deal. Graham punted in seven games last year, taking over from rookie Ryan Donahue after Donahue suffered a strained right quadriceps while practicing field goals as a fill-in for injured kicker Jason Hanson during...
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