ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions signed tight end Will Heller, an unrestricted free agent, to a one-year contract and released linebacker Anthony Cannon on Monday.
Terms of Heller's deal weren't disclosed.
Heller played the previous three seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. His best season came in 2007, when he played in all 16 games and had a career-high 13 receptions for 82 yards and three touchdowns.
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