By Jeff O'Brien

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.

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GLENDALE, ARIZONA – SEPTEMBER 27: Running back Chase Edmonds #29 of the Arizona Cardinals rushes the football against Marvin Hall #17, Julian Okwara #99 and Justin Coleman #27 of the Detroit Lions in the first half of the NFL game at State Farm Stadium on September 27, 2020 in Glendale, Arizona. The Lions defeated the Cardinals 26-23. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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

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Detroit signed tackle Dan Skipper and tight end Matt Sokol to the practice squad and released punter Arryn Siposs from the practice squad.

The Lions play at Atlanta on Sunday.

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