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Lions | Maurice Morris back in game

Sun, 11 Dec 2011 12:43:26 -0800

Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest) returned to the game after missing some time with a chest injury.

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Lions | Maurice Morris leaves game early

Sun, 11 Dec 2011 12:16:04 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest) suffered a chest injury in Week 14 and is considered questionable to return.

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Lions | Maurice Morris totals 75 yards, TD

Sun, 04 Dec 2011 22:11:43 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris had 12 carries for 28 yards in Week 13 against the New Orleans Saints, and he added five receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown. Morris saw an increased workload with RB Kevin Smith (ankle) departing early.

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Lions | Kevin Smith optimistic

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 11:51:04 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (ankle) is optimistic about his chances of playing against the New Orleans Saints in Week 13. "I feel pretty good for a Wednesday," Smith said. "After you guys (media) left, I got to do some stuff. I feel pretty good for a Wednesday. At this pace, I'm excited. I'm just rehabbing the heck out of it and just keep progressing. Still got a long way till game day." RB Maurice Morris will be the lead back if Smith can't play.

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Lions | Kevin Smith struggles in practice

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:56:55 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Kevin Smith (ankle) was moving around gingerly during stretching drills Wednesday, Nov. 30, and he did not participate in individual drills after that. RB Maurice Morris took the first-team repetitions in the part of practice open to the media.

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Lions | Maurice Morris could start in Week 13

Wed, 30 Nov 2011 05:30:39 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris could start in the team's Week 13 game if RB Kevin Smith (ankle) can't go.

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Lions | Maurice Morris a factor in run, pass game

Thu, 24 Nov 2011 13:49:55 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris rushed for 39 yards on seven carries against the Green Bay Packers in Week 12. He also caught nine passes for 81 yards in the game.

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Lions | Maurice Morris probable

Wed, 23 Nov 2011 15:30:14 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (ankle) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 23, and is probable for Week 12.

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Lions | Maurice Morris practices

Tue, 22 Nov 2011 13:33:20 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (ankle) practiced in full Tuesday, Nov. 22.

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Lions | Maurice Morris practices

Mon, 21 Nov 2011 15:10:55 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (ankle) practiced in full Monday, Nov. 21.

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Lions | Maurice Morris totals 50 yards from scrimmage

Sun, 13 Nov 2011 17:37:36 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris carried 10 times for 44 yards in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears, getting the start with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) still sidelined. Morris also added a 6-yard reception.

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Lions | Kevin Smith could play

Thu, 10 Nov 2011 12:56:36 -0800

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan is not ruling out RB Kevin Smith seeing some action in Week 10 versus the Chicago Bears. "I could see him playing some this game," Linehan said. "The expectation is to get to Sunday and see where we are. The other two guys (Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams) are ready to go. There is a scenario there where Kevin can play for us."

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Lions | Jahvid Best likely out for Week 10

Mon, 07 Nov 2011 20:27:05 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is unlikely to play in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears, according to a league source. RBs Maurice Morris, Keiland Williams and now Kevin Smith are likely in the mix for touches if Best is indeed out.

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Lions | Maurice Morris gets into end zone in Week 8

Sun, 30 Oct 2011 17:06:01 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris carried 13 times for 58 yards and a touchdown in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos. He also added a seven-yard reception, getting a team-high 14 touches in the absence of RB Jahvid Best (concussion).

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Lions | Maurice Morris to start in Week 8

Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:47:52 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris will start in Week 8 with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) likely out for the game.

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Lions | Maurice Morris might be in line for another start

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 17:20:22 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris is likely to get a second straight start in Week 8 against the Denver Broncos with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) expected to miss a second straight contest.

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Lions | Jahvid Best not expected to play

Wed, 26 Oct 2011 14:44:30 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (concussion) is expected to miss the team's Week 8 game against the Denver Broncos. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams are expected to continue to share the load in Best's absence.

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Lions | Stefan Logan may see work

Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:25:37 -0700

Detroit Lions WR Stefan Logan may see some work at tailback in Week 7 against the Detroit Lions with RB Jahvid Best (concussion) suffering from a concussion. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams will also see increased action. "We've considered that," offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said. "We use him some (there), and did last year. He's definitely going to be in the mix. I don't know how much he'll get, but I can see him getting a few cracks at it." Logan has three carries for seven yards this year and had 15 for 95 yards last year.

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Lions | Maurice Morris likely to start Week 7

Thu, 20 Oct 2011 09:23:03 -0700

With Detroit Lions RBs Jahvid Best (concussion) and Jerome Harrison (undisclosed) injured, RB Maurice Morris will likely start the team's Week 7 game.

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Lions | Ronnie Brown not available

Wed, 19 Oct 2011 10:39:06 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Ronnie Brown, who the team acquired from the Philadelphia Eagles Tuesday, Oct. 18, was not available for practice Wednesday, Oct. 19, but the team feels they can get him up to speed in time for the Week 7. Brown expects to be used in short-yardage and goal-line situations when he gets up to speed with the offense. RBs Maurice Morris and Keiland Williams split repetitions in practice Wednesday.

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Lions | Jahvid Best not ruled out

Tue, 18 Oct 2011 10:03:40 -0700

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz said RB Jahvid Best (concussion) has not been ruled out for Week 7 against the Atlanta Falcons. However, if Best can't go, the team is not worried about a drop in production with RB Maurice Morris. RB Jerome Harrison could also be involved.

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Lions | Two probable for Week 1

Fri, 09 Sep 2011 14:54:44 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand) and DT Andre Fluellen (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 9. Both are listed as probable for Week 1 and are expected to be available to play.

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Lions | Three practice in full

Thu, 08 Sep 2011 14:25:12 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Andre Fluellen (hand), RB Maurice Morris (hand) and CB Alphonso Smith (foot) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 8.

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Lions | Two practice in full

Wed, 07 Sep 2011 14:26:27 -0700

Detroit Lions DT Andre Fluellen (hand) and RB Maurice Morris (hand) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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Lions | Several ruled out of preseason game

Thu, 25 Aug 2011 11:50:48 -0700

Detroit Lions RBs Jahvid Best (concussion) and Maurice Morris (hand), OT Jason Fox (foot), DE Kyle Vanden Bosch (shoulder), DT Nick Fairley (foot) and CB Alphonso Smith (foot) have been ruled out of the third preseason game Saturday, Aug. 27.

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Lions | Several players missing practice

Mon, 15 Aug 2011 07:04:06 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand), DT Nick Fairley (foot), OT Jeff Backus (pectoral), WR Titus Young (hamstring), CB Alphonso Smith (foot), DT Andre Fluellen (hand), S Randy Phillips (shoulder), OT Jason Fox (foot), WR Calvin Johnson (shoulder) and CB Chris Houston (groin) are not participating in practice Monday, Aug. 15.

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Lions | Several sitting out of practice

Thu, 11 Aug 2011 07:01:34 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand), DT Nick Fairley (foot), OT Jeff Backus (pectoral), TE Brandon Pettigrew (ankle), CB Aaron Berry (groin), WR Titus Young (hamstring), CB Alphonso Smith (foot), DT Andre Fluellen (hand), OT Tony Ugoh (personal), S Randy Phillips (shoulder) and OT Jason Fox (foot) are not participating in practice Thursday, Aug. 11.

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Lions | Maurice Morris still sidelined

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 20:21:32 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand) remains sidelined due to a broken right hand. His return date is unclear.

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Lions | Six absent from practice

Mon, 08 Aug 2011 07:26:53 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand), DT Nick Fairley (foot), OT Jeff Backus (pectoral), CB Alphonso Smith (foot), DT Andre Fluellen (Hand) and OT Jason Fox (foot) are not participating in practice Monday, Aug. 8.

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Lions | Two competing for No. 3 RB job

Sun, 07 Aug 2011 12:11:14 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris and Aaron Brown are competing for the No. 3 running back job during training camp.

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Lions | Several missing practice

Wed, 03 Aug 2011 09:17:31 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (hand), WR Titus Young (leg), TE Richard Dickson (undisclosed), OT Gosder Cherilus (knee) and CB Jack Williams (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 3.

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Lions | Mikel Leshoure to battle for No. 2 role

Sat, 23 Jul 2011 11:12:51 -0700

Detroit Lions rookie RB Mikel Leshoure is expected to compete during training camp with veteran RB Maurice Morris for the team's No. 2 running back spot behind starting RB Jahvid Best. Leshoure's power between-the-tackles style makes him best suited as a 4-minute back when the Lions are trying to kill the clock.

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Lions | Two expected to compete for No. 2 RB job next year

Sun, 09 Jan 2011 13:18:00 -0800

Detroit Lions RBs Maurice Morris and Kevin Smith are expected to compete for the primary backup running back job next season, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com. The team still believes Smith can be a factor out of the backfield even though he has been dealing with injuries recently.

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Lions | Four limited Friday

Fri, 24 Dec 2010 14:36:42 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest), DLs Cliff Avril (rib) and Lawrence Jackson (groin) and SS Amari Spievey (back) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 24, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. They are listed as probable for Week 16 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Eight limited Thursday

Thu, 23 Dec 2010 13:51:52 -0800

Detroit Lions DL Cliff Avril (rib), LB Vinny Ciurciu (concussion), QB Shaun Hill (finger), DL Lawrence Jackson (groin), LB Landon Johnson (neck), RB Maurice Morris (chest), S Drew Stanton (shoulder) and S Amari Spievey (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 23.

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Lions | Four sit out practice Wednesday

Wed, 22 Dec 2010 13:17:59 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest), DEs Cliff Avril (rib) and Lawrence Jackson (groin) and FS Louis Delmas (concussion) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 22.

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Lions | Maurice Morris continues to roll

Sun, 19 Dec 2010 20:29:23 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris carried 15 times for 109 yards and a touchdown in Week 15 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to Chrissie Wywrot, of DetroitLions.com. Morris now has 55 carries for 283 yards and three touchdowns over his past four games.

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Lions | Three probable for Week 15

Fri, 17 Dec 2010 14:14:21 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest) and DL Turk McBride (ankle) were limited during practice Friday, Dec. 17, while LB DeAndre Levy (groin) fully participated in practice, reports Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. They are listed as probable for Week 15 and are expected to play.

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Lions | Three players limited Thursday

Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:06:21 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (chest), DE Cliff Avril (rib) and DL Turk McBride (ankle) were limited during practice Thursday, Dec. 16.

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Lions | Two limited Wednesday

Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:56:48 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris (toe) and DE Turk McBride (ankle) were limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 15.

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Lions | Maurice Morris expected to see bulk of carries

Sat, 04 Dec 2010 10:56:54 -0800

Detroit Lions offensive coordinator Scott Linehan said RB Maurice Morris is expected to get the bulk of the carries in Week 13 even though RB Jahvid Best (toes) is expected to play, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News.

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Lions | Jahvid Best dresses but does not play

Fri, 26 Nov 2010 16:25:15 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Jahvid Best (toe) was active in the Week 12 game against the New England Patriots Thursday, Nov. 25, but he did not get into the game. RB Maurice Morris started and scored two touchdowns in his absence while RB Aaron Brown served as his backup.

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Lions | Maurice Morris scores twice Week 12

Thu, 25 Nov 2010 13:57:02 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris rushed for 55 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries in the team's Week 12 game against the New England Patriots, reports The Associated Press.

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Lions | Maurice Morris likely No. 1 back

Tue, 23 Nov 2010 18:10:13 -0800

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris will probably be Detroit's No. 1 running back in Week 12, even though RB Jahvid Best (toe) practiced Tuesday, No. 23, reports the Detroit Free Press' Dave Birkett.

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Lions | Maurice Morris sees bulk of carries in Week 11

Mon, 22 Nov 2010 06:51:22 -0800

Detroit Lions FB Jerome Felton started at running back in Week 11, but RB Maurice Morris got most of the playing time in RB Jahvid Best's (toe) absence, according to Dave Birkett, of the Detroit Free Press. Morris had 10 carries for 31 yards and four catches for 40 yards.

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Lions | Week 5 Inactives

Sun, 10 Oct 2010 09:02:47 -0700

The Detroit Lions have declared RB Aaron Brown, LB DeAndre Levy, OT Jamon Meredith, OT Jason Fox, DL Lawrence Jackson, QB Matthew Stafford, RB Maurice Morris, DL Willie Young inactive for Week 5.

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Lions | Maurice Morris in line to start in Week 4

Thu, 30 Sep 2010 21:36:51 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris is currently in line to start at running back in Week 4 with RB Jahvid Best (toe) injured, according to The Detroit News' Chris McCosky. RB Kevin Smith (knee) is also expected to be active for the first time this year. FB Jerome Felton could also see some work at tailback.

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Lions | Getting thin at running back

Mon, 27 Sep 2010 15:41:32 -0700

Detroit Lions RBs Maurice Morris and Kevin Smith (knee) may both be active during Week 4 against the Green Bay Packers, reports Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com. The Lions could be thin at running back in Week 4 because Jahvid Best (toe) has a toe injury and Aaron Brown (hand) suffered a broken bone in his right hand during Week 3.

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Lions | Maurice Morris running as No. 3 tailback

Wed, 11 Aug 2010 21:04:18 -0700

Detroit Lions RB Maurice Morris has been running as the team's No. 3 running back for most of training camp, reports Chris McCosky, of The Detroit News. Running backs coach Sam Gash said Morris is as healthy and strong as he has been in awhile.

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Lions | Jahvid Best expected to be feature running back

Mon, 03 May 2010 04:24:16 -0700

Detroit Lions rookie RB Jahvid Best is expected to be the team's feature running back this upcoming season, according to Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com. To start the season, Best likely will share carries with RB Maurice Morris. When RB Kevin Smith (knee) returns 100 percent from a knee injury, he's expected to split time with Best. In both cases, Best likely will get the bulk of the workload. "If you look around the league, some of the best running teams always have a tandem,'' Best said. "I'm sure I do, but most of the time it's a two-back tandem. It's a hard job for one man.''

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