Detroit Lions FA Kerry Hyder signs elsewhere

NFL: Tennessee Titans at Detroit Lions
Sep 18, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Jack Conklin (78) defends against Detroit Lions defensive end Kerry Hyder (61) during the fourth quarter at Ford Field. Titans win 16-15. Mandatory Credit: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports

The first of the Detroit Lions free agent has signed with the Dallas Cowboys.

According to the Cowboys, the have signed defensive end Kerry Hyder.

From Dallas Cowboys:

The Cowboys continue to seek depth for their defensive line.

They’ve signed free agent defensive end Kerry Hyder, a three-year veteran who previously was part of the Detroit Lions’ line rotation. Terms were not disclosed.

Defensive end depth is a priority for the Cowboys with Randy Gregory facing an indefinite NFL suspension.

Hyder is an Austin, Texas native who starred at Texas Tech. He signed with Detroit as an undrafted free agent in 2015.

For his career, Hyder has 42 tackles and nine sacks in 24 games (two starts). He had a career-best eight sacks in 2016 before an Achilles injury sidelined him for all of 2017.

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