AP source: Lions keep TE Pettigrew with $16M deal
A person familiar with the negotiations says the Detroit Lions have re-signed tight end Brandon Pettigrew to a $16 million, four-year contract.
The person, who says $8 million is guaranteed, spoke Friday to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced.
Detroit drafted Pettigrew with the 20th overall pick in 2009. He has 284 receptions for 2,828 yards and 16 touchdowns in five seasons.