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Detroit Lions sign No. 2 pick Aidan Hutchinson to $35.7M deal

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Detroit Lions first-round drat pick Aidan Hutchinson talks with reporters on Friday, April 29, 2022, at the Allen Park practice facility.Lionspicks
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The Detroit Lions signed No. 2 overall pick Aidan Hutchinson to his slotted rookie contract, a four-year deal worth a guaranteed $35.7 million, his agent said Monday.

It includes a signing bonus of $23.2 million. The Lions have a fifth-year option, standard for agreements with NFL first-round picks.

Hutchinson is signed in time for the Lions’ rookie minicamp this weekend.

The Lions also reportedly agreed to terms on a four-year deal with seventh-round pick Chase Lucas. The cornerback signed a contract worth $3.76 million.

The Lions drafted defensive players with six of their picks in the 2022 NFL Draft.

–Field Level Media