Two more rookies sign with Lions

May, 16, 2014
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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The Detroit Lions now have all but their top three draft picks from the class of 2014 signed.

Cornerback Nevin Lawson (fourth round) and wide receiver T.J. Jones (sixth) officially signed Friday afternoon, meaning only tight end Eric Ebron, linebacker Kyle Van Noy and center Travis Swanson are still not under contract.

Both signed four-year deals, but terms were not immediately available.

Lawson was pick No. 133 in the draft. For a comparison to what Lawson might get, last year's No. 133 pick, Atlanta tight end Levine Toilolo, signed a deal worth approximately $2.46 million, including a $300,584 signing bonus.

For a comparision to what Jones, the No. 189 pick, might get, the man in that slot last year, Tampa Bay running back Mike James, has a contract worth around $2.26 million including a signing bonus of $103,152.

The signing bonus was the only guaranteed part of either one of those deals.

As far as Ebron, he seemed unconcerned about his contract, figuring it'll eventually get done.

"That's up to the Lions organization and my agent," Ebron said. "I don't do that."

Michael Rothstein | email

ESPN Detroit Lions reporter

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