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Detroit Lions (7-9)


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@ StL
L 14-21
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@ NO
W 35-27
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vs. SF
W 32-17
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@ Chi
W 24-20
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Lions sign Jerry Franklin, former Bears and Chiefs LB

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Jerry Franklin.

Franklin adds depth for Detroit and has a shot to play in an NFL game for the first time since 2014.

He played in seven games with the Kansas City Chiefs two years ago. He was in 10 games with Chicago in 2013, a year after making his NFL debut and appearing in three games with the Bears.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
xy-Minnesota 1150.688
x-Green Bay 1060.625
Detroit 790.438
Chicago 6100.375
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: M. Stafford4262
Pass TDs: M. Stafford32
Rush Yds: A. Abdullah597
Rush TDs: J. Bell4
Rec Yds: C. Johnson1214
Rec TDs: C. Johnson9
Int: G. Quin4
Sacks: E. Ansah14.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5547 (20)
Passing Yards: 4463 (8)
Rushing Yards: 1335 (32)
Points per game: 22.4 (17)
Yards per game: 346.7 (20)
Touchdowns: 40 (12)
Field Goals: 22 (26)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5594 (18)
Passing Yards: 4065 (16)
Rushing Yards: 1808 (19)
Points per game: 25.0 (23)
Yards per game: 349.6 (18)
Touchdowns: 45 (28)
Field Goals: 25 (14)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/11 J. Franklin signed
2/8 D. Keyton Taken off IR knee
2/8 J. Thompson Taken off IR left knee
2/8 C. Wootton Taken off IR undisclosed
2/8 T. Walker Taken off IR Disclocated ankle, broken leg
2/8 Z. Zenner Taken off IR ribs, lung
2/8 D. Levy Taken off IR hip
2/8 R. Mathis Taken off IR concussion
2/8 J. Wilson Taken off IR knee
2/8 B. Pettigrew Taken off IR torn ACL
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 T. Swanson shoulder (Out)
1/3 J. Jones neck (Doubtful)
1/3 A. Abdullah shoulder (Questionable)
1/3 I. Abdul-Quddus shoulder (Questionable)
1/3 C. Johnson ankle (Questionable)
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