Lions sign LB Alex Anzalone and WR Damion Ratley


NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA – JANUARY 13: Alex Anzalone #47 of the New Orleans Saints during the NFC Divisional Playoff at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed linebacker Alex Anzalone and receiver Damion Ratley.

The Lions made the moves Wednesday, reuniting first-year coach Dan Campbell with Anzalone.

He played for New Orleans the past four seasons while Campbell was the Saints’ assistant head coach.

Anzalone started in nine of 16 games last season and made 41 tackles.

He started in 20 of 38 games with the Saints over four seasons and had 122 tackles.

Ratley has 29 receptions for 407 yards and one touchdown over two seasons in Cleveland Browns and one with the New York Giants.

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