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Lions Sign Ephraim Salaam

The Detroit Lions have signed veteran unrestricted free agent offensive tackle Ephraim Salaam, according to the Detroit News.
Salaam, who played for the Houston Texans for the past three seasons, took part in practice today.
Salaam, 32, has had prior stints with the Atlanta Falcons, Denver Broncos and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
The 6’7,” 310-pound lineman played in 13 games for the Texans last season with no starts.
Entering his 12th NFL season, the former San Diego State player has started 129 career games, including a total of 30 starts in 2007 and 2006 for the Texans.

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7 Responses to “Lions Sign Ephraim Salaam”
  1. EverybodyGotAIDS says: May 21, 2009 1:43 PM

    Is a backup offensive lineman really worth the four hour security delays the Lions are now going to be subjected to at the airport?

  2. RestorDaRoar says: May 21, 2009 1:48 PM

    This is the signing we have been waiting for. Mark my words, 1-15 is the “lock of the century.”

  3. Calvins Got a Job says: May 21, 2009 2:02 PM

    Building from the bottom up, baby

  4. q-tab says: May 21, 2009 2:16 PM

    Loved him in Houston, he’s a good guy. Hope he gets some action in Detroit.

  5. turbo_dean says: May 21, 2009 2:32 PM

    Boom-bah-bah
    Boom-bah-bah
    Boom-bah-bah

  6. TealDeal says: May 21, 2009 2:56 PM

    He’s funny. That’s about all he has going for him.
    The turnstile is back! Watch out Stafford!

  7. CanadianLionFan says: May 21, 2009 10:14 PM

    Backus is the original turnstyle, this guy can’t be any worse and I hear he is pretty good on sports talk radio shows

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