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Tavon Wilson signs with Indianapolis Colts

The former Lions safety finds a new team.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers v Detroit Lions Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

Former Detroit Lions safety Tavon Wilson has signed with the Indianapolis Colts, the team announced on Tuesday morning.

Wilson spent the last four years with the Lions after signing with the team in 2016. The safety played 56 games for the Lions, starting in 39 of them. He notched three interceptions and 212 combined tackles in four seasons.

The safety initially was drafted by the New England Patriots in the second round of the 2012 NFL draft. He spent four seasons with the Patriots before leaving for Detroit. Wilson was among the first of the many former Patriots that have featured for the Lions since general manager Bob Quinn took over in 2016.

The team chose to allow Wilson to walk in free agency at the conclusion of last season. He remained a free agent deep into the offseason, but has now finally landed with a team.

Wilson took to Twitter to thank the city of Detroit and Lions fans for his time with the team, along with a video featuring some of his greatest moments in the Honolulu Blue.