Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Detroit Lions training camp preview Defensive Ends
Ezekiel Ansah Rookie 1st round pick 4 year contract
2013 cap hit: $3,380,818
Jason Jones 6th year 1st with Detroit 61 NFL games 3 year contract
2013 cap hit: $1,833,333
A free agent from Seattle after spending four years in Tennessee, he is brought in to replace Avril. He will be a step up in stopping the run. In 2010, he was the # 6 DT by PFF and # 27 in 2011. It will be a interesting part of the new package to where he lines up.
Willie Young 4th year 32 games 25 tackles 3 sacks last year on his contract
2013 Salary Cap: $1.5 mil
Willie really struggled in 2012. He was named to the pro football focus secret superstar in the preseason last year but never played close to that status. His stats in 2012 212 pass rushes, 0 sacks 5 QB hits and 6 penalities. His play did pick up in the 2nd half but along with Avril and KVB the Lions end play was the worst in the NFL.
Devin Taylor Rookie 4th round pick 4 year contract
2013 salary cap Hit: $480,446
Ronnell Lewis 2nd year 8 games 2 tackle 3 years on contract
2013 hit; $579,272
Braylon Broughton 2nd year 1st with Detroit