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Former Alabama Star Reggie Ragland Signs With New NFL Team

A detailed view of Alabama Crimson Tide helmets in a pile during the celebration after the CFP National Championship.

ATLANTA, GA - JANUARY 08: A detailed view of Alabama Crimson Tide helmets in a pile during the celebration after the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Alabama won 26-23. (Photo by

Former Alabama linebacker Reggie Ragland accomplished his ultimate goal this past season, winning a Super Bowl with the Kansas City Chiefs. It was familiar feeling for a player that won the College Football Playoff with the Crimson Tide back in 2015.

Ragland has spent the past three seasons with the Chiefs. Since his rookie contract expired, the former second-round pick had an opportunity to test his value on the open market.

Though Ragland had plenty of success in Kansas City, he will not be re-signing with the reigning champs. Instead, he'll take his talents to the NFC.

According to ESPN insider Jeremy Fowler, the Detroit Lions have agreed to terms with Ragland. Any details regarding his contract have not been revealed at this time.

This past season, Reggie Ragland had 30 tackles and two sacks. His best season was back in 2019, when he finished with 86 tackles, 0.5 sacks and an interception. Ragland's fit with the Lions is an interesting one, especially when you consider their surplus of talent at linebacker. Detroit has added plenty of help to its defense this offseason. Last week, the front office signed Desmond Trufant and Jamie Collins. After missing the playoffs for three-straight years, the Lions are hopeful these defensive reinforcements will catapult them into the postseason. [

ILB Reggie Ragland has agreed to terms with the Detroit Lions, per source. Former first-round pick won Super Bowl with the Chiefs.

— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 27, 2020

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