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Lions sign free agent tight end Josh Hill

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Posted at 7:22 PM, Mar 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-13 19:22:04-05

DETROIT, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent tight end Josh Hill.

The Lions announced the move Saturday.

Hill joins Detroit after spending the first eight seasons of his career with the New Orleans Saints. They signed him as an undrafted rookie free agent out of Idaho State in 2013.

He has 116 receptions for 1,071 yards and 15 touchdowns in 117 games. Hill has made 61 starts.

Hill had eight catches last season.