Sources: Northcutt dealt to Lions

Updated: June 26, 2009, 7:30 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded wide receiver Dennis Northcutt to the Detroit Lions in exchange for safety Gerald Alexander, according to multiple sources.

Northcutt was informed during the week he was going to be traded. The Lions showed interest but didn't want to give up a draft choice. Once they talked to the Jaguars, the Lions decided to offer Alexander in a straight player-for-player deal.

The trade was agreed to on Friday and is expected to ...

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