Wyche: NFC divisional challengers
Who are the biggest threats to the defending champions of each NFC division? Steve Wyche provides his top candidates. More ...
Terms of Broyles' four-year deal were not announced.
Broyles, who started at Oklahoma, tore his anterior cruciate ligament during a game against Texas A&M late last season, and might begin his NFL career on the physically-unable-to-perform (PUP) list.
The Lions have also signed fifth-round pick Tahir Whitehead. Fourth-round pick Ronnell Lewis will sign his contract Thursday, his agent, Kelli Masters, told the Detroit Free Press. The newspaper also reported that the other of the team's fifth-round picks, Chris Greenwood, and sixth-round pick Jonte Green are expected to be under contract by Friday, when the the team's rookie minicamp begins. Additionally, the team has agreed to terms with seventh-rounder Travis Lewis.