Lions sign Glover Quin to contract extension through 2019 season

Posted at 3:25 PM, Jul 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-30 16:33:14-04

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (WXYZ) -- The Lions have signed safety Glover Quin to a contract extension through the 2019 season. The team announced the move Sunday prior to the first practice of training camp.

Further terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team, but ESPN's Adam Schefter reports the extension is worth $13 million, including $9.5 million in guarantees.



During Saturday's media availability, Quin had stated he was hoping to a get a deal done if the Lions were willing to re-sign him.



Quin is entering his fifth season with the Lions, joining the team as a free agent in 2013 from the Texans.

“Glover is one of our team leaders, and throughout his career has been a consummate professional on and off the field,” Lions general manager Bob Quinn said in a release. “We are thrilled that he will be a Lion for the next three seasons. I also want to thank Glover and his representatives for their work in making this contract extension a reality."