Ezekiel Ansah to sign Detroit Lions franchise tag

Ziggy Ansah has been a ghost during Detroit’s offseason conditioning program, but that’s about to change.The team’s most valuable pass rusher is returning from Ghana on Monday and plans to report to work on Tuesday to sign his $17.14 million franchise tag, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport.Ansah’s return comes as no surprise. The 28-year-old defensive end spent last week in Ghana for a family obligation, but kept in touch with Detroit’s front office and first-year head coach Matt Patricia.