Report: Lions expected to decline option on LB Davis

The Detroit Lions are not expected to pick up the fifth-year contract option of linebacker Jarrad Davis, NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Saturday.A 2017 first-round draft pick, Davis will become an unrestricted free agent following the 2020 season. He is slated to make a base salary of $1.96 million in 2020, and the fifth-year option would have been approximately $10 million, per Spotrac.Davis, 25, recorded 63 tackles and two sacks in 11 games last season while serving as a team captain. He missed the first two contests of the 2019 campaign because of a high ankle sprain and the final three with another ankle injury.

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