Found December 09, 2011 on Detroit Lions Football:
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is currently practicing to see if he can play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but he is the few positive injury updates.

Lions RB Smith not expected to play

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is not expected to play against the Chicago Bears Sunday. Smith, who suffered an ankle sprain on Thanksgiving Day versus the Green Bay Packers, played last week in the loss to the New Orleans Saints. Howvever, is reporting that Smith is not expected to play after missing practice Wednesday and Thursday and participating...

Early practice exit puts Kevin Smith's status in question for Vikings

Lions running back Kevin Smith wanted to practice Friday to see whether he could make certain cuts with his sprained right ankle. He couldn't, and now his status for Sunday's game against the Vikings is in question.

Detroit Lions' Kevin Smith gives his ankle a try at practice

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith said it was important to test his sprained right ankle in practice today to make sure he could make certain cuts with the injury. He found out he couldn't.

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith would like to practice at least once before Sunday

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith did not fully participate in Thursday's practice and remains hopeful he will be able to play against Minnesota on Sunday.

Lions RB Smith leaves practice early; status in doubt vs. Vikings

It appears there's a decent chance the Detroit Lions will be without running back Kevin Smith for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Kevin Smith currently is not expected to play

On Thanksgiving, Lions running back Kevin Smith suffered a sprained ankle.  But he played last weekend against the Saints. That doesn’t mean he’ll be able to continue to play with the injury.  Per a league source, Smith currently is not expected to play when the Lions host the Vikings. Smith missed practice Wednesday and Thursday,…

Lions’ Smith, Fairley, Delmas, Houston still out of practice

Injuries are still a problem for the Detroit Lions. Lions running back Kevin Smith, who has provided a huge spark to the offense when healthy, is still battling the ankle injury that he suffered on Thanksgiving against the Packers and then aggravated on Sunday against the Saints. Smith was held out of practice today, although…

Kevin Smith Misses Practice

Running back Kevin Smith missed Wednesday's practice with the Lions, according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press. Fantasy Spin: Smith aggravated his sprained ankle in Week 13 vs. New Orleans, and Maurice Morris would get the starting nod vs. Minnesota if Smith is not deemed fit for battle.

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith miss Wednesday's practice

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Nick Fairley and running back Kevin Smith were among several key players who missed Wednesday's practice,

7-on-7: Adrian Peterson returns to practice, Kevin Smith does not

Today, we offer a special running back-heavy edition of 7-on-7. Many are broken, few have practiced, perhaps one or two might play... It's always best to begin with the good news. Here's the latest on Adrian Peterson, via Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press: Adrian Peterson returned to practice after missing most of the past three weeks with a high ankle sprain. Peterson...

Ailing Lions

Running back Kevin Smith -- out. Cornerback Chris Houston -- out. Safety Louis Delmas -- out. Defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley -- out. The only good news for the Lions was that outside linebacker Justin Durant's ailing hamstring is well enough for him to start against the

Scanning the Savanna: Detroit Lions Game Day Edition

Scanning the Savanna is a daily feature that brings fresh Detroit Lions and NFL related content to your fingertips each morning. Grab a cup of coffee and let’s scan the savanna together. Clipped from: (share this clip) There are several explanations for the emergence of Detroit’s run game over the last few weeks – improved offensive line play, the re-signing...
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