ALLEN PARK — The Detroit Lions introduced Monday they are re-signing reserve linebacker Steve Longa and defensive conclusion Mitchell Loewen.
Both Longa and Loewen ended up special rights no cost brokers. Groups can provide such players a person-calendar year deals that are not assured, which suggests there is no authentic downside to bringing them back again. If Longa or Loewen performs perfectly adequate to make the crew, wonderful. If not, it expense Detroit nothing at all to choose a search.
Detroit has a person much more special rights no cost agent continue to unsigned, particular teams ace Charles Washington.
Longa has invested elements of 3 seasons with Detroit, but the bulk of his taking part in time has appear on particular teams. He was battling to be Jarrad Davis’ backup at center linebacker very last summer months in advance of heading down with a period-ending knee damage in the 2nd week of the preseason.
Loewen was claimed off waivers from New Orleans late very last period. He’s appeared in 3 career video games due to the fact heading undrafted out of Arkansas in 2016, all for the Saints.