Joins the Lions as a free agent after originally entering the NFL as an undrafted rookie free agent in 2014 with the Vikings.
2016: Joined the Colts practice squad in December to finish the season.
2015: Signed with the Falcons as a free agent during training camp and spent time as a member of the Panthers practice squad.
2014: Spent time with Vikings during training camp after signing with the team as an undrafted rookie free agent.
Started at right tackle in all 26 games at Ole Miss. Helped produce two of the top three seasons in Ole Miss history in total yardage. Helped the offense produce the most total yards in school history (6,153) in 2013.
Attended Rio Americano High School (Sacramento, Calif.).
Darius Slay's experience working out with DJ Hayden in previous offseasons gives him some additional insight into what Hayden can bring to the Lions.
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