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Lions re-sign Kellen Moore to two-year deal

The Detroit Lions have re-signed quarterback Kellen Moore to a two-year deal.

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Quarterback Kellen Moore is staying with the Detroit Lions. The team announced on Friday that Moore was re-signed to a two-year deal, meaning he will remain in the mix at quarterback in 2015 and potentially beyond.

Moore was actually set to become a restricted free agent this offseason, but the Lions decided to not tender him. Instead, they simply re-signed him, meaning it never got to the point where he was able to hit the market as an unrestricted free agent.

With the Lions previously re-signing Dan Orlovsky, it appears their trio of quarterbacks from last season will be in place again in 2015. I suppose it's always possible that Moore could beat out Orlovsky for the backup job in training camp, but the Lions seem content with Matthew Stafford as the starter, Orlovsky as his backup and Moore as the third-stringer.

Earlier in the offseason, the Lions took a look at potentially adding quarterback Tajh Boyd, but he signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers on Friday.

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