The Detroit Lions officially announced the signing of OT Ricky Wagner on Friday.
- Ian Rapoport confirms the news and adds that Wagner will receive over $9 million per year as part of this contract.
The Lions were one of a number of teams reportedly interested in Wagner including the Bears, Texans and Vikings.
Wagner, 27, is a former fifth-round pick of the Ravens back in 2013. He has played out his four-year, $2,304,560 rookie contract and was one of the best available offensive tackles in this year’s free agent market.
In 2016, Wagner appeared in 15 games for the Ravens and is rated by Pro Football Focus as the No. 18 offensive tackle out of 78 qualifying players.
We had him featured in our Top 100 – 2017 Free Agents list.