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Lions sign tight end Jordan Thompson


According to the NFL’s transactions, the Lions signed tight end Jordan Thompson on Monday.

The 24-year-old Thompson reportedly worked out for Detroit last week.

Thompson (6-4, 248) played for Ohio University from 2009 through 2012, catching 60 passes for 666 yards and six touchdowns. Thompson tried out for the Kansas City Chiefs last May, according to the Kansas City Star.

Thompson joins a Lions tight end corps led by Brandon Pettigrew and Joseph Fauria. Matt Veldman and Michael Williams are the other options at the position.

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4 Responses to “Lions sign tight end Jordan Thompson”
  1. warhammer420 says: Apr 28, 2014 8:43 PM

    Camp body.

  2. metrocritical says: Apr 28, 2014 9:12 PM

    Detroit is now officially in win eventually mode.

  3. pabrownsfan says: Apr 28, 2014 9:30 PM

    666 yards. Was that on Omen? Sorry I could not resist on that one. 🙂

  4. Pittsburgh Steelers says: Apr 28, 2014 9:31 PM


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