Found December 16, 2011 on Pro Football Talk:
PLAYERS: Kevin Smith
TEAMS: Detroit Lions
The Lions got a bunch of defensive players back at practice on Friday, which could mean that the team is close to full strength when they face the Raiders in Week 15. It seems like a sure thing that they will have running back Kevin Smith back in the lineup. He practiced for the third…

Lions RB Smith sits out practice

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith sat out practice Wednesday with an ankle injury. Smith sat out last week's game against Minnesota after aggravating an ankle injury against the New Orleans Saints the previous week. Since a monster performance against Carolina on Nov. 20, when he rushed for 140 yards and scored three touchdowns, Smith has only 13 carries for 70 yards...

Detroit Lions hold RB Kevin Smith out of practice, figures to play vs. Raiders

Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith was officially listed as not practicing on Wednesday, but he was able to do some light running as he recovers from an ankle injury suffered against the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving Day.  Smith reportedly did take a few handoffs and caught a few passes while working with the training staff. Smith was brought back by the Detroit Lions...

Lions RB Smith probable vs. Raiders

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is expected to start in Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders. Smith missed last week’s game against the Minnesota Vikings with a high ankle sprain suffered against the New Orleans Saints in Week 13. Smith was acquired by the Lions after running back Jahvid Best suffered a concussion in Week 6. He’s rushed for 229 yards and three...

Lions RB Smith plans to play Sunday

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith says he plans to be in the lineup for this Sunday's game against the Oakland Raiders.Smith has been hobbled by an ankle sprain that has limited him to just 13 carries over the past three weeks combined. He sat out last week's game against the Minnesota Vikings.The 24-year-old is expected to see more action in practice Thursday after...

RB Kevin Smith active for Lions vs. Raiders

The Detroit Lions and the Oakland Raiders are getting key offensive players back from injury for a game important to both teams playoff push. Running back Kevin Smith is active for the Lions on Sunday after missing last week's game with an injured right ankle. Receiver Denarius Moore is back for the Raiders after missing the past three games with an injured right foot. Among...

Lions RB Kevin Smith (ankle) hopes to be ready for Raiders

Lions running back Kevin Smith said his sprained right ankle "felt good" during practice Wednesday and that he was able to move and cut better than he did last week.

Scouting report, prediction for Detroit Lions-Oakland Raiders

Kevin Smith is still battling a high ankle sprain, but he's expected to play today and should give a big lift to the Lions' rushing attack.

Detroit Lions @ Oakland Raiders: Pregame thoughts

To find out anything Lions, you need to be following the former Detroit News writer now working for the team, Tim Twentyman, on Twitter. He has today's inactives: Twentyman adds a little more info when giving the Lions' inactive list. After the roster carnage of the past few weeks, it's refreshing to see the Lions are starting to get somewhat healthy.  After missing...

Detroit Lions @ Oakland Raiders: 3rd quarter running diary

The QB battle is even, almost like the 17-14 score. Palmer: 17-21-202-1 TD-122.6 rating Stafford: 15-25-212-2 TD-114.1 rating But the difference is the Raiders have out gained the Lions 70-13 on the ground. Kevin Smith is playing for the Lions, but it's obvious he's not close to 100%. Megatron: 4-98-1 TD. It's his best game in...Hell, it's been a while since Johnson...
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