October 28, 2012; Kansas City, MO, USA; Oakland Raiders cornerback Pat Lee (26) leaves the field after the game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. The Raiders won 26-16. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-US PRESSWIRE

Detroit Lions claim cornerback Pat Lee, waive Alphonso Smith

Detroit Lions were awarded cornerback Patrick Lee off waivers from the Oakland Raiders.

Oakland signed Lee on Mar. 21, but cut him Nov. 10.

Lee is 28-years-old, played college football at Auburn and was selected in the second round of the 2008 NFL draft by the Green Bay Packers. According to NFL.com, he has recorded 47 tackles, five passes defensed and one interception in his career.

Detroit will not waive a player on the current roster until Lee passes his physical.

Related: To make room for Drayton Florence, who is coming off short-term IR, Detroit waived cornerback Alphonso Smith. It was Smith’s second stint with the franchise.

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