The Detroit Lions have signed defensive lineman Corey Wootton, according to Lions Insider.
Wootton will get a minimum salary benefit contract, with an $80 thousand signing bonus, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.
Wootton’s deal was a minimum salary benefit deal. He got an $80k signing bonus, plus a portion of his base salary guaranteed.
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) May 14, 2015
Wootton, 27, has 65 career tackles and 12 sacks in five NFL seasons. The Lions have been searching for depth on their defensive line, with Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley and George Johnson all going elsewhere. They’ve already added Haloti Ngata, Tyrunn Walker and Gabe Wirght to go with Wootton.