Lions sign Corey Wooton to one-year deal

The Detroit Lions have signed former Minnesota Vikings and Chicago Bears veteran free agent defensive lineman Corey Wooton today to a one-year contract. Wooton is a former Bears fourth-round draft pick selected out of Norhwestern in 2010. He was an All-Big Ten Conference selection. In 2012, Wooton played in every game and started seven with seven sacks recorded. He also scored a touchdown off a blocked punt. Two seasons ago, he started five games and had 34 tackles, three sacks and a forced fumble. He had 16 tackles and a sack last season. For his career, Wooton has recorded 96 tackles, 12 sacks and three forced fumbles. Follow me on Twitter: @RavensInsider Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun
Aaron Wilson
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.

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