Report: Free agent DE Sheard visits with Lions

Free agent defensive end Jabaal Sheard is visiting with the Detroit Lions, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Thursday.Sheard, 31, played for two seasons (2015-16) with the New England Patriots when Detroit coach Matt Patricia was Bill Belichick’s defensive coordinator. They won Super Bowl LI together.He spent the last three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts, appearing in 13 games (12 starts) in 2019 and notching 25 tackles, nine quarterback hits and 4.5 sacks.The Colts opted not to re-sign Sheard, who finished out a three-year, $25.5 million deal in 2019.

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