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Lions Sign CB Cassius Vaughn To 1-Year Contract

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INDIANAPOLIS, IN - DECEMBER 09: Pat Angerer #51 and Cassius Vaughn #33 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates after Vaughn returned an interception for a touchdown during the NFL game against the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 09: Pat Angerer #51 and Cassius Vaughn #33 of the Indianapolis Colts celebrates after Vaughn returned an interception for a touchdown during the NFL game against the Tennessee Titans at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 9, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed cornerback Cassius Vaughn to a one-year contract.

The move was announced Monday when the team began offseason workouts with first-year coach Jim Caldwell.

Vaughn played 16 games for Indianapolis last season, including four starts. The 5-foot-11, 199-pound Vaughn had a career-high three interceptions, tripling his career total. He started 11 games for the Colts in 2012.

Vaughn earned a spot in the NFL with the Denver Broncos as an undrafted rookie from Mississippi. He started in three of 22 games in Denver during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.

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