Three storylines to follow in Lions-Jaguars
AUG 21, 11:18a ET | DAVE DYE
Rotowire: Mar 18 / 11:07a ET
News: Mathis has signed a two-year deal with the Lions worth $3.5 million, mlive.com reports.
Impact: Mathis, who turns 35 in August, will return to the Lions following a 2014 campaign in which he notched 51 tackles and a pick. In his third season with the team, look for Mathis to reprise his starting cornerback role opposite Darius Slay.
StatsLLC: Mar 18 / 12:00a ET
News: The Detroit Lions have reached a two-year deal with Mathis, keeping the free agent cornerback in the Motor City after he started all 16 games this past season.
Impact: The 34-year-old Mathis has been a steady part of Detroit's secondary since the Lions signed him two years ago. He had 42 tackles and nine assists last season, as well as an interception he returned 41 yards for a touchdown in an October loss to Buffalo. Mathis spent the first 10 seasons of his career with the Jacksonville Jaguars before joining the Lions.