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Lions reach one-year agreement with McQuarters

Updated: June 11, 2005, 12:23 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Detroit Lions came out the surprise winner in the R.W. McQuarters' sweepstakes Friday by reaching an agreement in principle on a one-year, $1.6 million deal.

The Lions edged four other teams who were trying to sign the former Bears defensive back. The Vikings and Giants came the closest to beating out the Lions. The Redskins and Dolphins were also in the hunt but could only offer the NFL minimum.

In the end, McQuarters preferred going to a team with familiar faces. He played for Lions ...

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