Former Raiders WR Tyrell Williams and Detroit Lions agree to 1-Year, $6.2M Contract

The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year contract worth up to $6.2 million with Tyrell Williams, according to ESPN. The Las Vegas Raiders released Williams on Feb. 24, freeing him up to sign with another team.

The 29-year-old Williams didn’t make an appearance for the Raiders in 2020 after undergoing surgery for a torn labrum last September. Prior to that, Williams caught 69 passes for 1,059 yards and seven touchdowns in 2016, avering 42 receptions for roughly 677 yards and five scores over the next three years. Williams will reunite with offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn, his coach on the Chargers in 2017 and 2018. 

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