The Detroit Lions have their first member of their 2012 draft class under contract and it is seventh-round draft choice Travis Lewis.
Total value of the Travis Lewis deal with the Lions is $2.16 million. Minimum bases: 12-$390K; 13-$480K; 14-$570K; 15-$660K.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) May 9, 2012
The collective bargaining agreement signed last offseason has resulted in far less negotiating power for the incoming rookies to the point that reaching an agreement is a formality. Expect the Lions to reach many more agreements with their draft class very soon.