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.