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2012 NFL Draft: Lions Sign Dwight "Bill" Bentley, According To Report

On Friday afternoon, the Detroit Lions and third-round draft choice Dwight Bentley agreed to terms on a four-year deal, according to Tim Twentyman.

Bentley, who goes by the name "Bill," was selected with the 85th overall selection by the Lions in the 2012 draft. An under-sized cornerback, Bentley stands at 5-10 and 182 pounds. The Lions are hopeful that Bentley is capable of playing above and beyond his little frame.

According to a report, Lions head coach Jim Schwartz has stated that Bentley has been putting on weight in the offseason and the team hopes he can put on some more muscle prior to the start of the 2012 season.

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