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Lions Reportedly Will Sign QB Kellen Moore, K Derek Dimke

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Kellen Moore #11 of the Boise State Broncos looks for a receiver against the Wyoming Cowboys.
Kellen Moore #11 of the Boise State Broncos looks for a receiver against the Wyoming Cowboys.

The 2012 NFL Draft just ended and already undrafted free agents are starting to agree to deals with teams. The Detroit Lions didn't waste any time and have landed at least two players, it appears. Ian Rapoport is reporting that Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore will sign with the Lions, and agent Paul Sheehy tweeted that Illinois kicker Derek Dimke has agreed to terms with Detroit.

Moore went undrafted despite being the winningest quarterback in college football history. At Boise State, Moore had a career record of 50-3, and those three losses were by a combined five points. His perceived lack of athleticism (a weak arm is often cited as why his stock was so low) resulted in him being undrafted, but there's no doubting what he did in college.

Moore is a great fit for the Lions because there currently is no third quarterback on the roster. Moore can join the team as the third-stringer and develop from that spot on the depth chart. He should make the team, and perhaps he will become the backup in a couple years when Shaun Hill's new deal is up.

As for Dimke, he will likely serve as the camp body responsible for taking some of the workload off of Jason Hanson. Every year a second kicker gets added for training camp, and Dimke appears to be the one who will serve that role in 2012.

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