The Detroit Lions have re-signed Kalif Raymond. The wide receiver and returner has reportedly inked a two-year deal, worth up to $9.5 million. His previous deal was for one year, which was his first with Detroit. He is now extended for two more seasons.
The NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported the news via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon.
The #Lions are re-signing WR/returner Kalif Raymond, source says. Back in Detroit after a career-best 48 catches and 4 TDs last season.
— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 15, 2022
Raymond was undrafted in 2016 out of Holy Cross. The Broncos signed him, released him, re-signed him to the practice squad, then promoted him to the active roster in 2016 alone. He, then, bounced around to the Jets, then back and forth to the Giants and Titans, both of whom he joined twice.
He played in all 16 games with the Lions in 2021, but started as a receiver in 14 of them. Raymond racked up 576 yards on 48 receptions, scoring four touchdowns, two of which were scored in the same game. He also had 236 yards on 21 punt returns last season. The longest return of his career (48 yards) came in 2021.
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