Lions sign top pick Cherilus
The Lions agreed to terms on a five-year contract with first-round draft pick Gosder Cherilus about 45 minutes ago. No other details of the deal were immediately available.
Cherilus, the 17th overall pick, will be in camp Thursday morning, his agent Greg Diulus said. He is expected to compete for the starting job at right tackle. George Foster will enter camp as the starter.
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