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Former Green Bay Packers WR Signs With The Lions

Long shot of a Detroit Lions helmet at U.S. Bank Stadium.

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 4: A helmet for the Detroit Lions is seen during warmups before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium on November 4, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

After four seasons with the Green Bay Packers, Geronimo Allison is moving to a new home in the NFC North.

Allison has agreed to a contract with the Detroit Lions, the team confirmed moments ago. The deal is for $910,000 and a signing bonus of $137,500, the "max for the veteran minimum" according to's Ian Rapoport.

With the Packers, Allison appeared in 46 games over four seasons, making 14 starts. He was limited to five games in 2018 due to injury. Overall, Allison caught 89 passes for 1,045 yards and six touchdowns for the Pack.

An undrafted free agent out of Illinois, Allison caught two touchdowns in each of the last two seasons, as well as during his rookie campaign in 2016. In five postseason games, Allison caught eight passes for 84 yards.

Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones and Danny Amendola are the top three options at wide receiver for the Lions. Amendola re-upped with the team on a one-year contract last month.

Beyond that, the depth chart is rather wide open, so Allison has a chance to make the roster and potentially contribute.

The Lions went 3-12-1 in 2019 under second-year head coach Matt Patricia.