ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) Free agent cornerback R.J. Stanford has signed with the Detroit Lions.

The Lions announced the move Tuesday.

The 27-year-old Stanford has spent the past three seasons with the Miami Dolphins. He played in five games for the Dolphins last season, making one start.

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Stanford was drafted in the seventh round by Carolina in 2010. He played for the Panthers in 2011.

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