According to multiple reports, former Detroit Lions safety DeShon Elliott has found a new home. Just after the start of the NFL New Year, Ian Rapoport reported that Elliott has signed with the Miami Dolphins. The financials of the deal have not yet been released. Elliott will now head to South Beach to compete for a starting spot on the Dolphins' defense.
- Elliott has signed a new contract with the Dolphins.
- The details of the financials of the contract have not yet been released to the public.
- Elliott will now compete for a starting position on the Dolphins' defense and will look to make an impact for the team in the upcoming NFL season.
What it Means for DeShon Elliott and Detroit Lions
Elliott played well for the Lions down the stretch, but the belief was that it was likely that he would not be re-signed. With Tracy Walker expected to be back from his Achilles sooner than later, it probably made Elliott more expendable. Now the veteran will try to earn a starting spot with the Dolphins.