Lions trade offensive tackle Michael Williams to Patriots

The Detroit Lions traded backup offensive tackle Michael Williams to the New England Patriots for a seventh-round draft pick. Williams has to pass a physical.
Williams is a former Lions seventh-round draft pick.
He was moved from tight end to offensive tackle last year.
He spent last season on the Lions' practice squad.
The Patriots attempted to sign Williams off the Lions' practice squad last season. 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.