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Lions Activate LB DeAndre Levy From NFI List

The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday that they’ve activated LB DeAndre Levy from the non-football injury list.

Levy, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Lions back in 2009. He’s currently in the second year of his five-year, $37.2 million contract that included $20 million guaranteed and stands to make base salaries of $5.25 million (2016), $5.75 million (2017), $6.25 million (2018), and $6.75 million (2019) over the remainder of the agreement.

Last year, Levy’s season was cut short due to a hip injury he suffered, which led to him being placed on season-ending injured reserve after just one game.

In 2014, Levy recorded 151 tackles, 2.5 sacks, one interception, five pass defenses and a safety for the Lions over the course of 16 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 3 outside linebacker in 4-3 defense out of 40 qualifying players.

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