Lions agree to extension with DT Michael Brockers

New defensive tackle Michael Brockers and the Lions reached a deal on an three-year, $24 million deal this weekend that will keep him in Detroit for at least the next two seasons.Brockers was traded to Detroit by the Los Angeles Rams last week for a seventh-round pick in the 2023 draft after refusing to take a pay cut.Brockers, 30, originally joined the Rams on a three-year, $24 million deal before the 2020 season.He had a $6.5 million base salary for 2021, but the Lions instead will pay him a minimum base salary this season with a $5.925 million signing bonus.Brockers is due $7 million ($4 million guaranteed) in 2022 and $10 million in 2023.

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