Alphonso Smith

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 11:  Devin Aromashodu #19 of the Minnesota Vikings is tackled after a fourth quarter catch by Alphonso Smith #27 of the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on December 11, 2011 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 34-28. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Release CB Smith

The Detroit Lions have released cornerback Alphonso Smith.

97.1 The Ticket–11/13/2012

Alphonso Smith of the Detroit Lions. (Getty Images-NFL Handout)

Alphonso Smith Out For Lions’ Season Opener At Tampa Bay

The Detroit Lions have ruled cornerback Alphonso Smith out for Sunday’s season opener at Tampa Bay.

97.1 The Ticket–09/10/2011

ORCHARD PARK, NY - NOVEMBER 14: Fred Jackson #22 of the Buffalo Bills is tackled by Amari Spivey #42 and Alphonso Smith #27 of the Detroit Lions at Ralph Wilson Stadium on November 14, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York.  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Strategy And Personnel 9-6-11

Alphonso Smith was taken off the non-football injury list (broken foot) and practiced for the first time on Monday.

97.1 The Ticket–09/06/2011

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Lions Searching For A Corner

In a perfect world, Nebraska cornerback Prince Amukamara would somehow fall to the Lions at No. 13. General manager Martin Mayhew and coach Jim Schwartz would be doing cartwheels in the war room.

97.1 The Ticket–04/01/2011

Chris Houston #23 of the Detroit Lions tries to get around the tackle after picking up a first quarter fumble of Daryn Colledge #73 of the Green Bay Packers on December 12, 2010 at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.  (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Detroit Lions Strategy And Personnel

The Lions have tendered Chris Houston, but there is still a chance he could be lost to free agency once the new collective bargaining agreement is in place.

97.1 The Ticket–03/25/2011

Lions Enjoying Spoils Of Winning

They watched the film, made their corrections, and for the first time this year, had a little Monday fun.


Lions CB Alphonso Smith Eager To Grasp Duties

Lions cornerback Alphonso Smith has abnormally large hands for a guy 5-foot-9, 190 pounds. He has genetics to thank for those hefty mitts and claims his grandmother has bigger hands than he does.