According to the Detroit Lions, they have signed former New England Patriots safety A.J. Howard to the practice squad.
#Lions have signed free agent S A.J. Howard to the practice squad. pic.twitter.com/m1MSdjn2lV
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) December 24, 2019
Howard, who is 24, has bounced around a few practice squads but has yet to play in a game.
He played his college ball at Appalachian State where he played in 51 games over four seasons, picking up three interceptions and 14 passes defended in his career.