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Sep 1, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Detroit Lions defensive tackle Khyri Thornton (99) walks off the field before the game against the Buffalo Bills at Ford Field. Lions win 31-0. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

According to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Detroit Lions have re-signed defensive tackle Khyri Thornton to a 2-year deal.

Thornton, who is 27, will receive $3.3 million over the 2-years with a $325k signing bonus.

In 2016, Thornton played in 13 games, recording 18 tackles with one sack and a forced fumble.