Lions sign 12 to future deals
The Lions have signed 12 players to futures contracts.
The list includes: receiver Patrick Edwards, cornerback Lionel Smith, guard Rodney Austin, cornerback Conroy Black, receiver Troy Burrell, linebacker Carmen Messina, running back Devin Moore, cornerback Ross Weaver, receiver Lance Long, receiver Dominique Curry, receiver Terrence Austin and receiver Chastin West.
Curry spent time with the Lions in training camp and Long was with the team for a stretch during the regular season.
Terrence Austin spent 2010 and 2011 with the Redskins, playing in 18 games with 15 catches for 184 yards.
West played in 12 games with the Jaguars in 2011 and had 13 catches for 163 yards and two touchdowns.
Originally Posted by GuySir
So much hope for Patrick Edwards... and nothing. Hope he can become that return guy we need
He was on IR almost all year.
Originally Posted by LionsFan..LOL
Couple guys I really like from that are Messina, Austin and Edwards. All 3 of them can probably make this team next year.
If Austin can play OC, then he'll probably make it as the backup G/C like Gandy usually has.
Messina can make it depending on how our LB go in the draft/FA. He played great last preseason
And Edwards just needs to primarily focus on returning and he can make it as our KR.
Sure most of these are longshots, but definitely wouldn't surprise me if those 3 made it.
Make Edwards our return guy please!
im slow what is a future contract lol and what happen to larry allen
I'm sure Patrick Edwards would have seen the field this season if he wasn't hurt, didn't even know he was on IR....
Oh man who cares about the upcoming draft now that we made these moves!
Detroit release 12 to make room for the 52 man roster...see above.
camp fodder is camp fodder