Allen Park, Mich. – The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed free agent T Pierce Burton. Contract terms were not disclosed.
Burton (6-6, 305) finished the 2016 season as a member of the Indianapolis Colts practice squad. Prior to his time in Indianapolis, he completed stints with the Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers practice squads in 2015.
Following a two-year career at Mississippi (2012-13), Burton entered the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent with the Minnesota Vikings in 2014.