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There are several explanations for the emergence of Detroit’s run game over the last few weeks – improved offensive line play, the re-signing of Kevin Smith, defensive focus on the passing attack.
But some argue it’s because the team is running out of more traditional run sets.
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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, ProFootballTalk.com is reporting that Smith is not expected to play after missing practice Wednesday and Thursday and participating...
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 running back Kevin Smith was limited in practice Friday due to an ankle injury.
Smith is not expected to play in Sunday's game against Minnesota after aggravating the ankle injury in last week's game against the New Orleans Saints.
He rushed for 34 yards and a touchdown on six carries and had six receptions for 46 yards before he was hurt.
Smith had initially...
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 is currently practicing to see if he can play against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday, but he is the few positive injury updates.
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. Smith is officially listed as questionable with an ankle injury after limited participation in Friday's practice, although the Detroit Free Press reported that Smith pulled up during his first pass route out of the backfield in...
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith and defensive tackle Nick Fairley are among the team's key inactive players on Sunday
Lions running back Kevin Smith will not be in the lineup for Sunday's matchup with the Minnesota Vikings because of a sprained ankle.
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.
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,…
Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith's 2011 comeback again has been derailed by a nagging ankle injury that has hampered him since the team's Thanksgiving Day loss.
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
Lions inactives: QB Drew Stanton, CB Chris Houston, S Louis Delmas, RB Kevin Smith , G Leonard Davis, DE Lawrence Jackson, and DT Nick Fairley. RB Maurice Morris will start for the inactive Kevin Smith (ankle). He struggled after replacing Smith in New Orleans, averaging just 2.3 yards per carry. Detroit will need a fast start from Morris Sunday to force Vikings LBs to respect...