Veteran running back Kevin Smith has rejoined the Detroit Lions after agreeing to a one-year contract. Smith made the announcement via his Twitter account. Smith, 25, is a 6-foot-1, 217-pounder who rushed for 356 yards and four touchdowns on 72 carries in just seven games and four starts.
March 27, 2012
Head coach Jim Schwartz said the Lions had no intention of signing a running back when Kevin Smith was among 23 other players working out for the Lions last Thursday. That all changed after Smith's workout. Many more notes and quotes inside.
November 9, 2011
Former Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith worked out for the New England Patriots according to a source with knowledge of the situation. Scout.com's Aaron Wilson reported the workout earlier today. Here's his report and Patriots Insider's take.
August 30, 2011