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Veteran quarterback reunites with Mariucci

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Unrestricted free-agent quarterback
Rick Mirer signed a one-year contract with the Detroit Lions on Monday.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Mirer, entering his 12th NFL season, spent the last two years
with Oakland. He started eight games for the Raiders in 2003, completing 116 of 221 passes for 1,257 yards and three touchdowns.

Before coming to Oakland, Mirer played for San Francisco, and
Lions coach Steve Mariucci, from 2000-01.

The former Notre Dame star also has played for Seattle, the New York Jets, Green Bay and Chicago.