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Lions Sign Top Pick Ansah

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions say they've signed top draft pick Ezekiel Ansah to a 5-year contract.

Additional terms of the deal weren't disclosed Friday by the team.

The defensive end was the fifth overall pick in the first-round of the 2013 NFL draft. The team earlier said it signed eight drafted players to 4-year deals.

Second-round selection Darius Slay also was signed. The Mississippi State cornerback was taken with the fourth pick of the second round.

They also signed Kentucky offensive guard Larry Warford, who was taken in the third round.

Other players signed are South Carolina defensive end Devin Taylor, Appalachian State punter Sam Martin, Virginia Tech wide receiver Corey Fuller, Notre Dame running back Theo Riddick, Alabama tight end Michael Williams and Florida A&M linebacker Brandon Hepburn.

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