EX-LSU DL Ricky Jean Francois signs with Lions

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Former LSU defensive lineman Ricky Jean Francois has signed a one-year deal with the Detriot Lions, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

Lions first-year head coach Matt Patricia was the defensive coordinator for the New England Patriots, the team Francois played for last season.

The 31-year old Miami native is a 10 year veteran who has 165 tackles and 12 sacks in 121 career games.

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