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Lions sign Glover Quin

Glover Quin,  Jake Locker

Houston Texans strong safety Glover Quin (29) sacks Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker in the first quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, in Houston. Locker left the game after the play. (AP Photo/Dave Einsel)


UPDATE 3:08 p.m. ET: This deal isn’t done yet.

The Detroit Lions have made a big addition to their suspect secondary.

Glover Quin, a safety who has been a starter for the Texans since they drafted him in 2009, has signed with the Lions, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports.

Running back Reggie Bush was widely viewed as the Lions’ top offensive target, and Quin was widely viewed as the Lions’ defensive target. Now Detroit has gone two-for-two.

Quin is the No. 38 player on our Free Agent Hot 100. He’ll serve as a strong addition to a Detroit secondary that will likely lose safety Louis Delmas. And although Delmas has been an excellent safety when healthy, durability is the big reason that the Lions will be more comfortable with Quin: Delmas missed half of last season and has never played all 16 games in any season, while Quin has started all 16 games for three straight seasons.