Lions sign fourth-round OT Fox

Posted June 25, 2010 @ 2:58 p.m.
Posted By PFW staff

The Lions have signed fourth-rounder OT Jason Fox.

Fox is expected to be groomed as a left tackle and should be a backup as a rookie behind Jeff Backus.

In PFW's 2010 Draft Preview, PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki wrote that Fox "will never be a bulldozer but has enough size, athletic ability and versatility" to become a "solid positional blocker."

The Lions also released WR Marko Mitchell, who was cut earlier in the offseason by the Redskins.


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