Lions signing Marvin Jones to $8 million a year deal

The Detroit Lions are signing Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Marvin Jones to a  deal that averages $8 million per year. Jones was also pursued by the New England Patriots and Bengals.
Jones caught 65 passes for 816 yards and four touchdowns.
He missed the 2014 seasons with an injury.
Jones will replace Calvin Johnson, who's retired.Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL
Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
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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