Lions Get Woody, Bryant In Day 3 of Free-Agency

Lions make big splash in free-agency on day three, inking top offensive lineman and former Pro Bowl center Damien Woody and solid cover corner Fernando Bryant. Detroit may also add two more wide receivers to the mix within the next couple of days.

(ALLEN PARK) - The Detroit Lions will hold a 1:00pm press conference to announce the signing of center Damien Woody and corner Fernando Bryant.

Both will be at the press conference where they will be introduced to the media. The signing of Woody is said to be for five years and $25 million which would make it the largest bonus ever paid to an interior lineman, dwarfing the previous record $7 million.

The 5'10, 27-year old Bryant gives Detroit a solid duo at the cornerback position. Bryant is known as a solid cover corner and gives the team a top notch skilled athlete opposite Dre' Bly.

Bryant has started the previous 5 seasons for Jacksonville.

Bryant reportedly signed a 6 year, 24 million contract including a 7.25 million signing bonus.

The signing closes the book on Detroit's pursuit of 49ers' free-agent cornerback Ahmed Plummer but not necessarily at the guard position. Detroit is talking to guard Ron Stone, a two-time Pro Bowler with the San Francisco 49'ers. If signed, Detroit would have one of the top young offensive lines in football.

Meanwhile, Detroit says they are not done and are expected to host San Francisco 49ers receiver Tai Streets and have not closed the door on Seahawks wide receiver Darrell Jackson, but want him to lower his demands.

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