ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WJBK) - The Detroit Lions announced Wednesday they have signed tight end and Windsor native Luke Willson.
Willson, 28, has played the last five seasons with the Seattle Seahawks after being drafted in the fifth round out of Rice University in the 2013 NFL Draft.
In 72 career NFL games, the 6-5, 252 pounder has 37 starts, 89 receptions, 1129 yards & 11 touchdowns. Last season he had 15 catches with 153 yards and four touchdowns. He has a Super Bowl ring and also has no fumbles during his NFL career,
Willson held a conference call with local reporters and here were some of the highlights:
#Lions Willson says he went as Barry twice for Halloween, says he went to the Silverdome “dream come true”— FOX 2 Sports (@FOX2Sports) March 21, 2018
#Lions Willson “With this coaching staff...excited to win and win now.” Talks how he wants to be a part of the culture here— FOX 2 Sports (@FOX2Sports) March 21, 2018
#Lions Willson says he sees an opportunity to help the team “in a variety of ways”— FOX 2 Sports (@FOX2Sports) March 21, 2018
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