The Detroit Lions have signed safety Dean Marlowe, hoping he can help a defense that was one of the worst in NFL history last season.
Marlowe played in 15 games last year in his third season with the Buffalo Bills. He had a career-high two interceptions along with 16 tackles and a fumble recovery last season. Marlowe started four games last year and has started seven in his 31-game career.READ MORE: Chamber Of Commerce Asks To End Extra Unemployment Benefits
The former James Madison player earned a spot in the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Carolina Panthers in 2015 and spent his first two years in the league with them.READ MORE: AAA: Michigan's Average Gas Prices Rise To $2.95
Detroit gave up 519 points and 6,716 yards last season, breaking team records set by its winless team in 2008 and ranking among the league’s all-time worst in both categories.MORE NEWS: Advocates Call On Sen. Gary Peters To Schedule Hearing For Washington, D.C. Statehood Bill
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