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Lions sign five draft picks, add 12 free agents

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The Detroit Lions signed five of their picks in the 2015 NFL Draft and 12 undrafted free agents on Thursday.

Signing four-year contracts were third-round cornerback Alex Carter, fourth-round defensive tackle Gabe Wright, fifth-round fullback Michael Burton, sixth-round cornerback Quandre Diggs and seventh-round tackle Corey Robinson. No additional contract information was announced by the Lions.

The undrafted rookie signees were quarterback Anthony Boone; guards Al Bond and Torrian Wilson; running backs Zach Zenner and Rasheed Williams; safeties Brian Suite and Isaiah Johnson; wide receivers Vernon Johnson and Desmon Lawrence; linebacker Kevin Snyder; tight end Casey Pierce and kicker Kyle Brindza.

Two of the Lions’ seven draft picks — first-round guard Laken Tomlinson and second-round running back Ameer Abdullah — remained unsigned.


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