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Lions Sign Former Patriots WR Aaron Dobson To One-Year Deal

Rand Getlin is reporting that the Lions are signing former Patriots WR Aaron Dobson to a cotnract after bringing him in for a workout on Tuesday.

  • Jeff Howe reports that Dobson receives a one-year contract worth the minimum.

Dobson found interest for a number of teams since being released by the Patriots including the Saints, Chargers, Jets, 49ers and Eagles.

Dobson, 25, is a former second-round pick of the Patriots back in 2013. He was in the final year of his four-year, $3.428 million rookie contract that included $1.173 million guaranteed and set to make a base salary of $872,505 in 2016 when he was waived by the Patriots a few weeks ago.

In 2015, Dobson appeared in eight games and caught 13 passes for 141 yards receiving and no touchdowns.