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Detroit Lions’ rookie defensive end Julian Okwara placed on injured reserve

ALLEN PARK (AP) — The Detroit Lions put rookie defensive end Julian Okwara on injured reserve Wednesday and signed free agent cornerback Chris Jones.

Okwara limped off the field with a leg injury in Sunday’s victory at Jacksonville.

The Lions also announced Wednesday that defensive end Austin Bryant, currently on the reserve/physically unable to perform list, was returning to practice.

The Lions play at Atlanta on Sunday.

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