Lions Sign Fifth-Round WR Quintez Cephus


The Detroit Lions have officially signed fifth-round WR Quintez Cephus to his rookie contract on Wendesday, according to his agency.

The Lions have now signed six of their nine draft picks:

1Jeff OkudahCB 
2D’Andre SwiftRBSigned
3Julian OkwaraOLBSigned
3Jonah JacksonGSigned
4Logan StenbergGSigned
5Quintez CephusWRSigned
5Jason HuntleyRB 
6John PenisiniDTSigned
7Jashon CornellDT 

Cephus, 22, was a three-year starter at Wisconsin before being selected by the Lions in the fifth round of this year’s draft.

Cephus is expected to sign a four-year rookie deal worth $3,599,288 that includes a signing bonus of $304,288.

During his three-year career at Wisconsin, Cephus appeared in 37 games and had 93 receptions for 1,496 yards (16.1 YPC) 13 touchdowns.

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