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Running back Bell spent the first two games of the regular season on the Saints' active roster and the next three months on their practice squad before the Lions signed him to a two-year contract two days after Christmas.
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Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith has landed on the team's injury report following Wednesday's inadvertant collision with teammate Tony Scheffler.Smith and Scheffler ran into each other after each man was looking the other way during practice. Smith took the brunt of the blow, as trainers had to help him off the ground.He then hobbled to the sidelines, but told reporters...
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith and tight end Tony Scheffler have collided at practice.
Smith was coming out of the end zone and Scheffler was running a route toward the same end zone when they hit each other hard Wednesday.
The 6-foot-5, 255-pound Scheffler got up relatively quickly and rolled his neck as he walked back toward the middle of the field.
The 6-1, 217-pound...
Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson returned to practice Thursday and is expected to be at full strength for this weekend's NFC wild card game against the New Orleans Saints.Johnson sat out Tuesday and Wednesday sessions with Achilles soreness, but rejoined the team on Thursday. The Lions had full participation in practice.Johnson had a season for the ages, hauling in...
SI's Peter King has New Orleans as his eventual Super Bowl champion.
The Detroit Lions had a full compliment of players for their final practice before Saturday's playoff game against the New Orleans Saints, their first in 12 years.
The Detroit Lions will enter Saturday night's post-season tilt at New Orleans in good health.
Hanson never has attempted a potential winning field goal during the playoffs. But he's ready, just in the case the Lions need him against the Saints on Saturday.
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receiver Calvin Johnson has returned to practice.
Running back Kevin Smith limped off the field after colliding with tight end Tony Scheffler in Wednesday's practice, according to Paula Pasche of the Oakland Press.
Smith recently battled a sprained ankle and apparently now has another injury to deal with while Detroit gears up for their playoff match-up at New Orleans.