Avril, Lions agree to contract

The Detroit Lions announced today that they have signed Defensive End Cliff Avril to a 1 year, 3 million dollar deal.

Avril was a restricted free agent. Avril\’s agent and the Lions front office will be working on a contract extension for Avril during the upcoming season.

Even though he was hurt for part of the 2010 season, Avril recorded 33 tackles and 9 sacks for the Lions last season.