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Detroit Lions Sign Kevin Ogletree, Drop Defensive Tackle Smith

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have formally announced the signing of wide receiver Kevin Ogletree.

The team also said Thursday that defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith has been released.

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Ogletree will wear No. 11 for the Lions, if he is active, on Sunday against Green Bay, a team they haven’t beaten on the road since 1991. He adds depth at a position that is without No. 2 receiver Nate Burleson indefinitely because he broke his left arm last week in a car accident.

Ogletree was cut by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Tuesday. He had eight receptions for 70 yards and a touchdown in four games with Tampa Bay this year. He set career highs in Dallas last season with 32 receptions, 436 yards receiving and four TDs.

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