Lions Re-Sign DE Cliff Avril

Under-The-Radar Cliff

On a defensive line overshadowed by Ndamukong Suh and rookie Nick Fairley, the Purdue product has been productive in the Motor City.

The Lions made sure his productivity would stay in Detroit, as Avril inked a one-year restricted free-agent tender with the team.

Avril, the club’s third round draft pick in 2008, posted a career-high 8.5 sacks (19 in three NFL seasons) despite missing three contests due to injuries last season.


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