Detroit Lions Sign Travis Lewis to $2.16 Million Deal

Dec 30, 2011; Tempe, AZ, USA; Oklahoma Sooners linebacker Travis Lewis (28) before the game against Iowa Hawkeyes during the 2011 Insight Bowl at the Sun Devil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Hilderbrand-US PRESSWIRE

The Detroit Lions have their first member of their 2012 draft class under contract and it is seventh-round draft choice Travis Lewis.

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.

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