-ALLEN PARK, me. (AP) – The Detroit Lions have released linebackers Christian Jones and center Russell Bodine. Detroit also signed defender Mike Ford again on Monday. The Lions signed Jones in 2018, and he had one year left on his contract. He started 42 games in three seasons in Detroit with three sacks and one forced fumble. Jones started 31 games with the Chicago Bears from 2014 to 2017. Ford adds depth to secondary school where Lions desperately need it. He played 31 games, starting at seven, for the last three years in Detroit.