Now that the Bears have moved on to Sedrick Ellis, Idonije has signed a one-year contract with the division rival Detroit Lions, ProFootballTalk.com reported Tuesday. The Lions' official web site later reported the team and Idonije agreed to a contract.
Idonije still was playing at a high level last season, holding down left end on running downs and moving inside as a pass rusher in nickel packages. He has tallied a respectable 20.5 sacks over the past three seasons.
Idonije offers not only experience but versatility, allowing mad scientist Gunther Cunningham to tinker with several different concoctions in his defensive coordinator lab.
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