Posts Tagged ‘kevin smith’

Kevin Smith Rises from the Ashes as Do the Lions

Despite having a quarterback with a broken finger, the Lions started the game throwing deep resulting in a drop, an over throw and an interception.  The defense responded with a pick of their own to bail the offense out, who would promptly turn the ball over again on the ensuing drive. The Lions didn’t respond […]

Source: Lions bring back RB Kevin Smith

The Lions will re-sign running back Kevin Smith, Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com reports. A 2008 third-round pick out of Central Florida by the Lions, Smith had 489 carries for 1,856 yards and 12 touchdowns with 91 receptions for 824 yards and a touchdown in 35 games, but was not offered a contract as a restricted […]

Kevin Smith and Leonard Davis Among 22 Who Work Out for Lions

Aaron Wilson of Profootball.scout.com reports the Detroit Lions conducted an extensive bye week workout Thursday, auditioning former Lions starting running back Kevin Smith and former Cowboys Pro Bowl offensive guard Leonard Davis as well as 22 other free agents, according to a league source. As a rookie in 2008, Smith led the Lions with 976 […]

Previewing the Lions 2010 Running Back Position

Going into the 2009 season the Lions wanted to base the offensive attack around a steady running game that would set the table for an aggressive downfield passing attack.  The Lions’ running game finished 24th in the league in rushing yards, rushing attempts per game and 25th in yards per carry in 2009.  They finished […]

Benson Impresses, Bengals Muzzle Lions 23-13

The Cincinnati Bengals were happier than a pig in slop knowing that running back Cedric Benson would start for them during Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Paul Brown Stadium. And to stay on the pig-in-slop reference, Benson ran like the proverbial pig running to the trough; he ran for 110 yards in his […]

Rodgers’ 3 TD’s Help Packers Declaw Lions 34-12

Thanksgiving Day seems to treat the Detroit Lions like redheaded stepchildren. Perhaps the Lions playing on the last Thursday of every November is a punishment for being perennially one of the worst teams in the NFL; I honestly don’t know. Thursday pitted the Green Bay Packers as they visited Ford Field to take on the […]

Lions Finally Win One, Edge Redskins 19-14

It had to be a matter of time. After all, the Detroit Lions – as bad as they have been – had to win a game sometime. Fortunately for them, the Washington Redskins were only too happy to comply. After the final gun, it was without a doubt just like a huge burden was lifted […]

Lions RB Kevin Smth Says Team will Make the Playoffs in 2009

I won’t make a prediction about how many games we’re going to win, but I will say this: We will definitely make the playoffs this season. Believe it or not we weren’t far off last year. Almost every game we could have won, we were one play or one player short. Except for Tennessee on […]