Lions bring back DE George Johnson and WR Jace Billingsley
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<p>DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 21: George Johnson #93 of the Detroit Lions celebrates after a second quarter touchdown against the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on September 21, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)</p>
Posted at 7:44 AM, Nov 15, 2017
and last updated2017-11-15 07:44:10-05
The Detroit Lions have signed defensive end George Johnson and receiver Jace Billingsley.
Detroit released defensive end Jacquies Smith and receiver Jared Abbrederis on Tuesday to bring back Johnson and Billingsley.
Johnson had two tackles in four games with the Lions earlier this season, and he played in 16 games for them in 2014. He has started in five of 42 games in his career with the Lions, Tampa Bay and Minnesota.
Billingsley played in two games in Detroit this season.
The Lions (5-4) play at Chicago (3-6) on Sunday.
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