Israel Idonije joins Detroit Lions

Israel Idonije, who grew up in Brandon and attended the University of Manitoba, is moving on to the...

Israel Idonije, who grew up in Brandon and attended the University of Manitoba, is moving on to the NFL's Detroit Lions after nine seasons with the Chicago Bears

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 10:53 PM ET

Former Manitoba Bisons defensive lineman Israel Idonije of Brandon has signed with the NFL’s Detroit Lions.

Idonije, 32, was a free agent after spending nine seasons with the Chicago Bears.

He signed a one-year deal with the Lions after attracting some interest from the Tennessee Titans and San Francisco 49ers.


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