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Linebacker Kyle Van Noy signs deal

The Detroit Lions are now down to one unsigned draft pick.

Linebacker Kyle Van Noy, the team's second-round pick in May's draft, tweeted that he signed his four-year rookie contract Wednesday afternoon. This leaves tight end Eric Ebron, the No. 10 pick in the draft, as the team's only unsigned rookie.

Terms were not immediately disclosed.

Van Noy, the No. 40 pick in the draft, missed practice Tuesday with an injury. After the draft, Lions general manager Martin Mayhew indicated that they viewed Van Noy as someone who could end up being a starter right away. He's currently competing with Ashlee Palmer for the strong side linebacker spot next to expected linebacker starters DeAndre Levy and Stephen Tulloch.

The No. 40 pick in the 2013 draft, San Francisco defensive end Tank Carradine, received a four-year deal worth $4,947,680 last season. Van Noy's contract is expected to be around the same amount of money. For comparison's sake, Carradine had $2,963,207 of his rookie contract guaranteed -- a $1,978,312 signing bonus and the base salary for his first two seasons ($405,000 in 2013 and $579,895 in 2014) fully guaranteed.

Carradine also has $50,000 workout bonuses worked into his deal in 2014, 2015 and 2016.

So expect Van Noy to receive a deal somewhat similar to that when terms end up being released.

Salary details in this post were provided by ESPN Stats & Information.