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Lions put LB DeAndre Levy on injured reserve

ALLEN PARK, MI - AUGUST 8: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions watches the action during training camp on August 8, 2015 at the Detroit Lions Training Center in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

ALLEN PARK, MI - AUGUST 8: DeAndre Levy #54 of the Detroit Lions watches the action during training camp on August 8, 2015 at the Detroit Lions Training Center in Allen Park, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

DeAndre Levy played in one game in 2015.

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ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have put linebacker DeAndre Levy on injured reserve after he was limited to one game this season because of hip trouble.

Levy had 117 tackles last season for the Lions. His contract was supposed to expire at the end of this season, but the team agreed to a four-year extension with him in August.

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