Found December 02, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith said he expects to play in Sunday night's game against the New Orleans Saints. Smith suffered an ankle injury and had to be helped off the field in a Thanksgiving Day loss to the Green Bay Packers. Re-signed by the Lions at midseason, he erupted for 140 yards and two touchdowns and caught four passes for another score in a 49-35 victory over Carolina on Nov. 20. If Smith is limited or unable to play, Maurice Morris will get the bulk of the carries.

Kevin Smith Returns to Practice But Lions Still Have Plenty of Injuries

Kevin Smith has become a surprisingly important player and the ankle injury he sustained on … [visit site to read more]Kevin Smith Returns to Practice But Lions Still Have Plenty of Injuries - SideLion Report - SideLion Report - A Detroit Lions Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Lions Kevin Smith Looking Like He Will Play Against The Saints

The Detroit Lions thought they might be without their newly re-signed running back Kevin Smith Sunday when they play the Saints after Smith sprained his ankle against the Packers on Thanksgiving.  Smith spoke with the Oakland Press and said that even though he does have a sprained ankle he is improving everyday and likes his chances of playing Sunday.  The Lions will need all of...

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith believes he will play against New Orleans Saints

Despite sustaining a high ankle sprain last week, Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith believes he will play against New Orleans Saints on Sunday.

Lions' running back Kevin Smith practices today, taking step toward returning from ankle injury

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith took a big step towards returning from his high ankle sprain for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints, practicing today and working first in the backfield rotation.

Lions RB Smith will play vs. Saints

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is expected to play in Sunday night’s game against the New Orleans Saints.According to, Smith, who suffered an ankle sprain against the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving, will be in action. He rushed for 36 yards on seven carries before the injury. Smith posted 140 yards rushing and two touchdowns against the Carolina Panthers...

Kevin Smith Fully Practices

Running back Kevin Smith put in a full practice with the Lions Thursday, according to Paula Pasche of the Oakland Press. Fantasy Spin: Smith - who sprained his ankle on Thanksgiving Day vs. Green Bay - is optimistic of taking the gridiron Sunday at New Orleans. He has been turning heads as of late, and we would consider him as a No. 2 fantasy back if deemed fit to battle the Saints...

Kevin Smith is expected to play tonight in New Orleans

On Thanksgiving, Lions running back Kevin Smith had much for which to be thankful.  Four days earlier, he accounted for 201 yards from scrimmage and three touchdowns after waiting for weeks for another shot at an NFL job. By the end of the day, he likely was muttering, “Thanks for nothing.” Smith suffered a sprained…

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith showing improvement

Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith sustained a high ankle sprain against Green Bay last week, but returned to practice today and is showing improvement.

Kevin Smith practices, Lions short two starters in secondary

The good news for the Lions is that running back Kevin Smith returned to practice Thursday on a limited basis. The bad news is that he was limited in practice Thursday and didn’t do a lot during team drills at Friday’s session, according to  And Smith’s injury is only the tip of the iceberg…

Lions RB Kevin Smith works out with first-team offense

Lions running back Kevin Smith appeared Thursday closer to being healthy enough to play Sunday against the Saints in New Orleans. Smith suffered a high ankle sprain in Detroit's Thanksgiving Day loss to Green Bay.

Injury Wrap: Kevin Smith and Ahmad Bradshaw have a shot

It's a win-or-go-home match for many of you, and some gamers are still fighting for the shiny golden ticket: a bye for the first week of the tournament. With the stakes raised, let's take a long look around the medical journal. First we'll tackle the running backs, with the rest of the cycle in this order: QB, WR, TE, PK, OL and defense. Settle in, settler. • Kevin...
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