Lions pick up fifth-year option for Ziggy Ansah, sign Zavier Goodson

The Detroit Lions picked up the fifth-year option for Pro Bowl defensive end Ziggy Ansah. Ansah is due $12.7 million for 2017. Ansah has 30 career sacks in three NFL seasons. Ansah is expected to eventually land a long-term deal. The Lions signed former Tennessee Titans linebacker Zavier Goodson. Goodson played in 24 games for the Titans with three starts. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.