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The Detroit lions are not known for having healthy running backs which is why solid depth at the position is important. Today they added to their backfield by re-signing the often injured Kevin Smith for the 2012 season. Smith is a dynamic player that brings play making ability to the offense. He has shown flashes [...]
The Detroit Lions placed the franchise tag on DE Cliff Avril before the league imposed deadline to do so on March 5, a move which has not made the pass rusher all too happy. Now, the Detroit Lions are hoping to be able to reach a long-term deal with Cliff Avril and avoid what appears to be a holdout by the pass rushing specialist.
The Lions have until July 15 to hammer...
The Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year deal with running back Kevin Smith.
Smith posted a message on his Twitter account Tuesday after finding out he would be back in Detroit.
The Lions signed Smith last season while running back Jahvid Best was out with a concussion and after rookie Mikel Leshoure tore his left Achilles tendon. Smith ran for a career-high 140 yards and scored...
The Lions have departed the annual NFL meetings in Palm Beach, Fla., with a buzz that their interest has continued in obtaining cornerback Asante Samuel from the Eagles.
Cornerback is a position of need for the Lions, and adding a veteran starter with proven coverage ability would be a good addition to their defense.
But there are questions concerning Samuels salary and whether...
Any buzz that the Detroit Lions are interested in pursuing a deal for Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Asante Samuel has been swiftly muted and unplugged.
It apparently rates a zero on the noise meter.
Not a chance, a league source with knowledge of the Lions interest said Thursday.
The Lions have been seeking to upgrade the cornerback position since the end of the season, and Samuels...
The Detroit Lions re-signed running back Kevin Smith to a one-year contract Tuesday.Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.Smith played in seven games and led the Lions with four rushing touchdowns last season after Jahvid Best and Mikel Leshoure fell to injuries.The 25-year-old was selected by the Detroit in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft.
It is that wonderful time of year again when we can talk NFL Draft. It is one of my favorite times of year where we get to experience a football holiday. We get blessed with fresh, young players who are filled with talent and optimism. The best part of the Draft has to be the anticipation and mystery of who your favorite team will pick. This year I will end the mystery for Detroit...
Most NFL coaches are not shying away from addressing the presence of a bounty system on the New Orleans Saints.
Many say they will discuss with their players the significance of the punishments the league handed down, including suspending Saints coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season. Detroit Lions coach Jim Schwartz stresses how easy it is to cross the line from handing out game...