ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions added a veteran presence to their offensive line Monday by signing tackle Jon Jansen.
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed.
Jansen insists he can still contribute after injuries took a toll on his career. He started in all but one game over seven seasons after being drafted from Michigan, but he played in only one game in 2007 and missed all of 2004. He had 11 starts last season, his 10th in the NFL.
Earlier Monday, the Lions cut offensive tackle George Foster, paving the way for them to add Jansen.
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