Lions exercise fifth-year option on tight end TJ Hockenson

TJ Hockenson Vikings Lions Football
Posted at 8:35 PM, Apr 26, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-27 10:50:07-04

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Lions have exercised their fifth-year option on tight end T.J. Hockenson, the team announced Tuesday.

A first-round pick in 2019 out of Iowa, Hockenson has 160 receptions for 1,673 yards and 12 touchdowns in his three seasons.

He was named to the Pro Bowl in 2020.