Tight end Eric Ebron might have worn out his welcome with the Detroit Lions, but the Indianapolis Colts enthusiastically announced the free agent's signing Monday night. Ebron signed a two-year deal with the Colts that carries a maximum value of $15 million, according to a report from ESPN. After his release by Detroit last week, the Colts were the first team to contact Ebron, and the staff took turns trying to lure him to new head coach Frank Reich's offense.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indianapolis Colts finally made a splashy signing Monday night.
It should make Andrew Luck happy, too.
After adding only one player in the first five days of free agency, the Colts agreed to a deal with former Detroit Lions tight
The Indianapolis Colts announced on Monday that they have signed former Detroit Lions tight end Eric Ebron. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the deal is for two years with a maximum value of $15 million. Former Lions’ TE Eric Ebron is signing a two-year deal worth a maximum value of $15 million with the Indianapolis Colts, per source.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have re-signed defensive tackle Christian Ringo.
Detroit made the move Monday, addressing a need by adding depth on the defensive line. Ringo has five career tackles and has forced one fumble.
He played in six
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict, no stranger to being in the headlines, finds himself there once again: according to ESPN, he’s facing a four-game suspension for violation of the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs. The 27-year-old Burfict was concussed on a hit he suffered from Pittsburgh Steelers receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster on Dec. 4 (the same Monday night game that saw Pittsburgh’s Ryan Shazier go down with a serious spinal injury), and suffered a Grade 3 AC sprain three weeks later against the Detroit Lions.
The Detroit Lions found their bruising running back on Friday, agreeing to a one-year deal with free agent LeGarrette Blount.
Terms of the contract were not disclosed, though Blount – who helped the Philadelphia Eagles win the NFL Super Bowl last season
The Detroit Lions hosted former Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Quinton Dial for a visit on Thursday, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Dial is scheduled to visit the Seattle Seahawks on Friday. Dial spent the first four seasons of his career with the 49ers, appearing in 46 games with 32 starts.