Source: Lions worked out linebacker Steve Beauharnais

The Detroit Lions auditioned linebacker Steve Beauharnais today, according to a league source.

Beauharnais is a former New England Patriots seventh-round draft pick.

A former Rutgers standout, Beauharnais has drawn high marks for his toughness, leadership, character and football skills.

Beauharnais was released by the Patriots prior to the start of the regular season.

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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.

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