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Kevin Smith and Leonard Davis Among 22 Who Work Out for Lions

Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com reports the Detroit Lions conducted an extensive bye week workout Thursday, auditioning former Lions starting running back Kevin Smith and former Cowboys Pro Bowl offensive guard Leonard Davis as well as 22 other free agents, according to a league source. As a rookie in 2008, Smith led the Lions with 976 […]

Breaking Down the Lions Tenders

The Lions made a few moves on Thursday that offer a glimpse into their plans for the 2011 offseason whenever it begins.  As many fans know, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding free agency in 2011 because nobody knows what the rules will be until a new CBA is signed.  Free agency is broken […]

2010 Season Breakdown: Running Backs

The Detroit Lions were synonymous with running backs for the better part of the 80’s and the 90’s with the electric Billy Sims and Barry Sanders ripping through defenses.  The Lions were so good at running the ball that even though everybody knew that was their bread and butter, nobody could stop the Lions.  Since […]

Don’t Make Too Much of Kevin Smith’s “Come Get Me” Comment

Kevin Smith reportedly told a Florida newspaper to deliver the message “Come get me” to the Dolphins.  While some fans would be glad to see him go, and others would dread it, he’s not going anywhere.  Smith is a restricted free agent no matter how the CBA works out, so the Lions have his rights […]

Lions’ Running Game Suffers Another Setback with the Loss of Kevin Smith

Lions’ backup running back Kevin Smith will most likely miss a few games after having thumb surgery.  Smith injured the thumb in the loss to the Bills and will have surgery this week.  There is no timetable for Smith’s return, but judging from the severity of the injury, it should be at least 3-4 weeks. […]

The Injuries Keep Mounting

The Lions’ running back stable has just suffered another blow as Aaron Brown broke his hand against the Vikings yesterday.  Coupled with the turf toe injury suffered by Jahvid Best, the Lions lost their top two big play threats at running back. Kevin Smith is still recovering from knee surgery leaving Jerome Felton and Maurice Morris as […]

Bengals Overwhelm Lions 23-13, Lose Stafford

The Cincinnati Bengals were happier than a pig in slop knowing that running back Cedric Benson would start for them during Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Paul Brown Stadium. And to stay on the pig-in-slop reference, Benson ran like the proverbial pig running to the trough; he ran for 110 yards in his […]

Lions Offense Underwhelming, Packers In A Rout 34-12

Thanksgiving Day seems to treat the Detroit Lions like redheaded stepchildren. Perhaps the Lions playing on the last Thursday of every November is a punishment for being perennially one of the worst teams in the NFL; I honestly don’t know. Thursday pitted the Green Bay Packers as they visited Ford Field to take on the […]