Williams missed the entire 2020 season with a labrum tear in his shoulder that required surgery.
Former wide receiver of Las Vegas Raiders, Tyrell Williams, reached a one-year agreement for up to $ 6.2 million with the Detroit Lionsa source told Adam Schefter from ESPN.
The Lions could have a fully rebuilt wide receiver pool in 2021, with Kenny Golladay, Marvin Jones Jr. Y Danny Amendola about to become free agents this month.
Williams, who missed the entire 2020 season with a tear in his shoulder labrum that required surgery, was cut by the Raiders last month.
He signed a four-year, $ 44.4 million agreement that included $ 22 million guaranteed with the Raiders as a free agent in 2019. All guaranteed money had been paid, and the Raiders they saved $ 11.6 million against their cap by delisting.
Williams, who turned 29 in February, had 42 receptions for 651 yards and six touchdowns for the Raiders in 2019. But, plantar fasciitis in both feet affected him and he missed two games.
He spent the first four seasons of his career with the Chargers, and had 155 receptions for 2,530 yards and 17 touchdowns in 55 games. His best season came in 2016 when he added 69 receptions for 1,059 yards with seven touchdowns.
Moving to Detroit gathers Williams with the offensive coordinator of the Lions, Anthony Lynn, who was the head coach of the Chargers when Williams He was on staff during 2017 and 2018.