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Lions Sign QB R.J. Archer

The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year deal with quarterback R.J. Archer, according to Lions writer Tim Twentyman:

Archer, 24, played college football at William & Mary. He played last season in the Arena Football League for the Georgia Force. He completed 229 of 382 attempts for 49 touchdowns.

He signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2010. He never took a snap in an NFL game.

Archer is the fourth quarterback on the current roster, along with Matthew Stafford, Kellen Moore and Shaun Hill.

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