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Lions sign former Jets cornerback Darrin Walls

Miami Dolphins v New York Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 29: Jarvis Landry #14 of the Miami Dolphins scores a touchdown as Darrin Walls #26 of the New York Jets defends on November 29, 2015 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Lions General Manager Bob Quinn might be onto something, free agents will come to Detroit.

Or something.

The Lions announced they had signed free agent cornerback Darrin Walls, who is leaving behind the bright lights of New York after four years with the Jets.

Walls originally entered the league as an undrafted rookie with the Falcons, but found a niche with the Jets. He started 16 games over the course of his four seasons there, including 12 in 2014.

But he’s shown the ability to help on special teams, and can provide some cover at free safety, as the Jets experimented with him there when injuries hit.