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Lions Ink CB Pat Lee, Release CB Alphonso Smith

A day after their loss to the Vikings, the Lions made a roster move, claiming cornerback Pat Lee off waivers, and releasing cornerback Alphonso Smith. Lee is no stranger to the team the Lions play this week in the Green Bay Packers, as he was their second round pick out of Auburn in 2008. He […]

Alphonso Smith Nailed with $15,750 Fine for Horse-Collar Tackle

Lions cornerback Alphonso Smith was fined $15,750 for unnecessary roughness (horse collar tackle) by the NFL for his take-down of receiver Bears receiver Brandon Marshall this past Monday, Anwar Richardson of Mlive reports. Detroit signed Smith, who was a free agent, days before that game, but he now must make a donation to the NFL. […]

Lions at Vikings Friday Injury Report

LIONS Out: DT Nick Fairley (foot), T Jason Fox (foot) Questionable: WR Rashied Davis (hamstring), LB DeAndre Levy (knee), TE Brandon Pettigrew (shoulder), WR Maurice Stovall (hand) VIKINGS Questionable: CB Chris Cook (groin) Probable: CB Asher Allen (toe), DE Jared Allen (shoulder),WR Percy Harvin (illness), LB E.J. Henderson (knee), WR Michael Jenkins (groin), CB Marcus […]

Chiefs at Lions Friday Injury Report

DETROIT Out: DT Nick Fairley (foot), T Jason Fox (foot), CB Alphonso Smith (foot) Questionable: S Louis Delmas (hip), WR Calvin Johnson (ankle), WR Maurice Stovall (hand) KANSAS CITY Out: WR Jonathan Baldwin (thumb)

Lions-Buccaneers Week One Injury Report

LIONS Out: DT Nick Fairley (foot), T Jason Fox (foot), CB Alphonso Smith (foot) Probable: DT Andre Fluellen (hand), RB Maurice Morris (hand) BUCCANEERS Out: CB Myron Lewis (ankle) Questionable: LB Dekoda Watson (hamstring) Probable: C/G Ted Larsen (ankle)

CB Smith Out For Opener at Tampa Bay

The Lions have ruled cornerback Alphonso Smith out for Sunday’s season opener at Tampa Bay. Smith has been recovering from a broken left foot. He’s practiced some this week, but on Monday coach Jim Schwartz said he wasn’t “game ready” yet. That hasn’t changed. Detroit also listed defensive tackle Nick Fairley and offensive lineman Jason […]

2010 Season Breakdown: Defensive Backs

  The Lions boast four defensive backs in the Hall of Fame, Lem Barney, Dick LeBeau, Jack Christiansen and Dick “Night Train” Lane.  In addition, they have had legendary players like Terry Barr, James “Hound Dog” Hunter and more recently Bennie Blades.  For a team that has such a rich history in the secondary, the Lions […]

Lions Place Two defensive Starters on IR

Lions fans were warned by Jim Schwartz that Alphonso Smith’s injury was “long term,” so it comes as no surprise that he ended up on the IR due to his dislocated shoulder.  Kyle Vanden Bosch’s move to the IR was not as widely expected. Vanden Bosch suffered a neck injury that is being described as […]