Lions Waive DB Josh Okonye

The Detroit Lions officially placed DB Josh Okonye on waivers Monday.

This move creates a roster spot for WR Chris Lacy, who was claimed off of waivers from the Patriots. (NFLTR)

Okonye, 22, wound up going undrafted out of Purdue a few weeks ago. The Lions signed him to a contract a few days later.

During his four-year college career at Wake Forest and Purdue, Okonye recorded 121 tackles, eight tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks, 13 pass defenses, a forced fumble and a recovery over the course of 40 games.

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