Vikings training camp preview: Defensive line
JUL 14, 10:50a ET | Brian Hall
Rotowire: May 14 / 10:20a ET
News: The Lions have signed Wootton, the Detroit News reports.
Impact: Wootton can play either defensive tackle or defensive end, though with the Lions he figures to compete with Darryl Tapp, Devin Taylor, Larry Webster and Phillip Hunt for DE playing time behind starters Jason Jones and Ezekiel Ansah.
StatsLLC: May 14 / 12:00a ET
News: The Detroit Lions have signed Wootton to a one-year contract.
Impact: Wootton joins the Lions after playing 15 games for the Minnesota Vikings last season. He had 16 tackles - 11 solo - and one sack. He spent the previous four seasons with the Chicago Bears and had a career-high seven sacks in 2012.