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Detroit Lions (11-5)

Sun. 12/14 Sun. 12/21 Sun. 12/28 Sun. 1/4
vs. Min
W 16-14
@ Chi
W 20-14
@ GB
L 20-30
@ Dal
L 20-24

Lions trade DE Johnson to Bucs for draft pick

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions traded defensive end George Johnson and a seventh-round draft pick to Tampa Bay on Wednesday in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the draft later this month.

The Lions upgraded their pick from 231st overall from Baltimore to 168th overall from New England.

Johnson played in all 16 games for the Lions last season. He finished with 26 tackles (21 solo) and six sacks.

Pass Yds: M. Stafford4257
Pass TDs: M. Stafford22
Rush Yds: J. Bell860
Rush TDs: J. Bell7
Rec Yds: G. Tate1331
Rec TDs: C. Johnson8
Int: G. Quin7
Sacks: N. Suh8.5
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5452 (19)
Passing Yards: 4284 (12)
Rushing Yards: 1422 (28)
Points per game: 20.1 (22)
Yards per game: 340.8 (19)
Touchdowns: 33 (19)
Field Goals: 25 (19)
NFC North Division
xy-Green Bay 1240.750
x-Detroit 1150.688
Minnesota 790.438
Chicago 5110.313
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 4815 (2)
Passing Yards: 4001 (15)
Rushing Yards: 1109 (1)
Points per game: 17.6 (2)
Yards per game: 300.9 (2)
Touchdowns: 31 (7)
Field Goals: 18 (3)
Date Player Transactions
4/15 G. Johnson Matched Offer Sheet Three-year contract (through 2017)
4/7 B. Copeland signed One-year contract (throug 2015)
4/3 J. Wilson signed/unrestricted free agent One-year contract (through 2015)
3/19 R. Mathis re-signed/unrestricted free agent Two-year contract (through 2016)
3/13 J. Bynes re-signed/unrestricted free agent Two-year contract (through 2016)
3/13 I. Abdul-Quddus re-signed/unrestricted free agent One-year contract (through 2015)
3/12 T. Walker signed/unrestricted free agent One-year contract (through 2015)
3/10 H. Ngata traded for 4th, 5th-round picks in 2015 draft
3/10 G. Johnson Restricted Free Agent
3/10 J. Bynes declared free agent
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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