ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have removed linebacker DeAndre Levy from active/non-football injury list.

Levy missed almost all of last season because of hip problems, and he has not shared the details of his latest injury. The Lions are hoping he can play a major role on their defense and be healthy for the rest of 2016.

Levy had a career-high 151 tackles (117 solo) during the 2014 season, a performance that earned him a contract extension last August. He has started 83 games for Detroit since being drafted by the Lions in the third round in 2009.

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