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Lions have signed kicker Devon Bell; Place Punter on waivers

Lions have signed former Mississippi State kicker Devon BellLions have signed former Mississippi State kicker Devon Bell

Lions have signed former Mississippi State kicker Devon Bell

The Detroit Lions announced Thursday they’ve placed P Kyle Christy on waivers and signed undrafted rookie K Devon Bell to a contract.

Bell concluded a four-year career (2012-15) at Mississippi State last season where he played in all 13 games and averaged 62.1 yards per kickoff, while also punting nine times for 370 yards (41.1 avg).

A native of Vicksburg, Miss., Bell played in 50 career games at Mississippi State. His career totals include 83 punts for 3,520 yards (42.4 avg), as well as a 20-of-36 mark on field goal attempts (55 percent).

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