The Lions released CB Alphonso Smith on Monday, creating room to activate CB Drayton Florence from the short-term injured-reserve list.
The Lions signed CB Alphonso Smith and released RB Keiland Williams, the team announced Thursday.
The Lions cut veteran CB Alphonso Smith, DT Andre Fluellen and DE Everette Brown.
This has been a bounce-back season for Lions CB Eric Wright. Benched in Cleveland in 2010, Wright has fit in nicely with Detroit.
There is some sentiment that if the Lions don't sign a top free-agent cornerback, the team will not be in dire straits thanks to what should be a strong pass rush.
Entering last season there was little question: Cornerback was, by far, the team's biggest need. Times have changed a bit.
The Lions have placed CB Alphonso Smith on injured reserve with a shoulder injury and added CB Prince Miller to take his spot on the roster.
Lions CB Alphonso Smith came under fire for his poor play in the Thanksgiving Day loss to the Patriots, but he has a lot of promise.
The Lions' philosophy the past few seasons has been that they will take a chance on young, talented football players, and nowhere has that been more evident — and successful — than at cornerback.
Although it's likely that Green Bay could have acquired RB Marshawn Lynch by offering Buffalo a third-round draft choice, we hear that Packers GM Ted Thompson didn't consider such an offer, according to NFC North Whispers.
PFW's Eric Edholm shares his observations on the flurry of roster moves that have occurred on cutdown weekend.
The Lions have acquired disappointing CB DeAngelo Smith from the Broncos in exchange for TE Dan Gronkowski and an undisclosed draft pick.
If CB Alphonso Smith was being evaluated on merit alone, he would not make the Broncos' roster, a team observer told PFW.
Second-year veteran Alphonso Smith is no lock to win the Broncos' nickel cornerback job, we hear.
With Rashean Mathis having missed 12 games over the past three seasons, the Jaguars are wondering how much they can depend on their one-time Pro Bowl cornerback next season.