The move comes only a few hours after the team signed Justin Miller, another veteran cornerback, to a similar one-year deal. The additions are due to the team's decision to release troubled cornerback Aaron Berry, who had been dealing with legal problems and was arrested for the second time this offseason on Monday.
Via the Detroit Lions' website:
Coleman, 29, was drafted in the sixth round by the Jets in the 2006 NFL Draft and played and played his first five seasons in the league in New York (nine starts). He played 16 games (four starts) with the Jaguars last season. He had 46 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions, forced three fumbles and defended nine passes for the Jaguars last season.