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Lions | D. Smith may be released

Wed, 07 Jan 2009 12:06:01 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions may release FS Dwight Smith during the offseason. If he were released, the Lions would save $2.3 million off their salary cap.

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Lions | Hicks signed to active roster

Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:37:38 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions signed CB LeMarcus Hicks Wednesday, Dec. 17, from the practice squad to replace FS Dwight Smith (ankle) on the active roster.

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Lions | D. Smith placed on IR

Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:32:57 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions placed FS Dwight Smith (ankle) on the Injured Reserve with a broken ankle.

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Lions | Hicks expected to be signed from practice squad

Mon, 15 Dec 2008 14:40:31 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions CB LeMarcus Hicks is expected to be signed from the team's practice squad to take S Dwight Smith's (ankle) spot on the roster.

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Lions | D. Smith out for year

Mon, 15 Dec 2008 14:40:02 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (ankle) is out for the year and will need surgery after suffering a broken ankle in Week 15. S Stuart Schweigert will likely see more playing time.

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Lions | D. Smith fractures ankle

Sun, 14 Dec 2008 14:54:03 -0800

Updating a previous item, NFL.com reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (ankle) left the team's Week 15 game with a fractured ankle.

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Lions | D. Smith fractures ankle

Sun, 14 Dec 2008 14:53:37 -0800

Updating a previous item, NFL.com reports Detroit Lions SS Dwight Smith (ankle) left the team's Week 15 game with a fractured ankle.

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Lions | D. Smith carted off in Week 15

Sun, 14 Dec 2008 08:43:59 -0800

NFL.com reports Detroit Lions SS Dwight Smith (undisclosed) was carted off during the team's Week 15 game with an undisclosed injury.

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Lions | D. Smith questionable for Week 12

Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:20:19 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions SS Dwight Smith (foot) was limited during practice Friday, Nov. 21. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 12 game and likely will be a game-time decision.

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Lions | D. Smith limited Thursday

Thu, 20 Nov 2008 14:37:31 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions SS Dwight Smith (foot) was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 20, and has a chance to play in Week 12. He is considered day to day.

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Lions | D. Smith limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 19 Nov 2008 12:03:41 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) was limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 19. He may be able to play in the team's Week 12 game.

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Lions | D. Smith out for Week 11

Fri, 14 Nov 2008 12:03:08 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 14. He has been ruled out of the team's Week 11 game.

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Lions | Smith out for Week 10

Fri, 07 Nov 2008 10:42:49 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 7. He will not play in the team's Week 10 game.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Thursday

Thu, 06 Nov 2008 12:21:21 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Nov. 6, and is doubtful to play in Week 10.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 05 Nov 2008 13:14:36 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Nov. 5, and he is uncertain for Week 10.

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Lions | Smith misses Week 9

Mon, 03 Nov 2008 08:34:15 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) did not play in the team's Week 9 game because of a midfoot sprain. His status for Week 10 is uncertain.

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Lions | Smith out for Week 9

Fri, 31 Oct 2008 12:35:10 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) has been ruled out of the team's Week 9 game.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Thursday

Thu, 30 Oct 2008 13:31:53 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 30. He said he would not rule out playing in Week 9, but he said he would see how he feels Friday, Oct. 31.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 29 Oct 2008 12:42:58 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Oct. 29, and will likely miss the team's Week 9 game. He did pool work Wednesday and is week-to-week.

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Lions | D. Smith does not play in Week 8

Mon, 27 Oct 2008 13:39:12 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (foot) did not play in the team's Week 8 game. Head coach Rod Marinelli called Smith "still somewhat questionable" for Week 9.

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Lions | Smith out for Week 8

Fri, 24 Oct 2008 12:40:24 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 24. He has been ruled out of the team's Week 8 game.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Thursday

Thu, 23 Oct 2008 14:33:05 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (foot) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 23, and he is out for one to two weeks. He is wearing a boot and said he will be examined again Monday, Oct. 27.

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Lions | D. Smith misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 22 Oct 2008 14:24:11 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith (foot) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 22. He has a midfoot sprain and is wearing a boot.

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Lions | D. Smith undergoes CT scan Monday, could be out a while

Mon, 20 Oct 2008 13:14:51 -0700

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions S Dwight Smith (foot) underwent a CT scan Monday, Oct. 20, and head coach Rod Marinelli said it did not look good. He could be out for a while.

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Lions | Changes in the secondary

Tue, 22 Jul 2008 12:45:18 -0700

Mike O'Hara, of The Detroit News, reports the Detroit Lions will have three new projected starters in the secondary this year, as Leigh Bodden and Brian Kelly take over as the starting cornerbacks while Dwight Smith jumps into one of the safety spots.

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Lions | D. Smith happy to be home

Mon, 14 Jul 2008 09:38:20 -0700

The Detroit Free Press reports Detroit Lions FS Dwight Smith is happy to be playing for his hometown team after spending the last three years with the New Orleans Saints and Minnesota Vikings. "To get a chance to come home and play for this organization and get a chance to play on Thanksgiving, I mean, I couldn't ask for nothing more," Smith said.

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Lions | Team signs D. Smith

Wed, 27 Feb 2008 14:48:03 -0800

Nicholas J. Cotsonika, of the Detroit Free Press, reports the Detroit Lions signed free-agent FS Dwight Smith (Vikings) Wednesday, Feb. 27, to a two-year deal worth $5 million. Smith played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers from 2001-04 while Lions current head coach, Rod Marinelli, was on the staff.

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Lions | Team to meet with D. Smith

Wed, 27 Feb 2008 10:06:04 -0800

Tom Kowalski, of MLive.com, reports the Detroit Lions will meet with free-agent FS Dwight Smith (Vikings) Wednesday, Feb. 27. Smith could become part of a three-man rotation at safety for the Lions.

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Vikings | Team releases D. Smith

Wed, 20 Feb 2008 13:47:42 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings released FS Dwight Smith Wednesday, Feb. 20.

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Vikings | Marijuana charge against Smith dropped

Tue, 12 Feb 2008 08:30:01 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports a misdemeanor charge of marijuana possession against Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith has been dismissed, according to Smith's attorney, David Valentini. Valentini said Smith pleaded guilty to obstructing traffic and paid a $200 fine. The charges stemmed from an incident Dec. 13 when Minneapolis police cited Smith for impeding traffic at an intersection.

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Vikings | D. Smith cited for marijuana possession

Fri, 14 Dec 2007 23:26:55 -0800

Kevin Seifert, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings S Dwight Smith was ticketed Thursday, Dec. 13, for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and obstructing traffic, according to a police report. A Minneapolis police officer noted Smith's vehicle impeding traffic. When Smith didn't move, the officer approached the vehicle and noticed the "strong odor of marijuana" from the vehicle. Smith "admitted he just got done smoking some marijuana," according to the report.

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Vikings | Smith benched because of altercation with coach

Mon, 03 Dec 2007 12:19:47 -0800

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith did not start Week 13 because he got into a verbal altercation with a coach last week. He did play in the game.

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Vikings | Smith does not start Week 13

Sun, 02 Dec 2007 17:13:35 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith did not start in the team's Week 13 game because of disciplinary reasons. Head coach Brad Childress would not elaborate on the situation.

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Vikings | D. Smith named NFC Defensive Player of the Week

Tue, 27 Nov 2007 17:19:29 -0800

Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 12.

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Vikings | D. Smith nominated for GMC Defensive Player of the Week

Tue, 27 Nov 2007 10:42:50 -0800

NFL.com reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith has been nominated for the GMC Defensive Player of the Week Award for Week 12. Smith recorded two interceptions. One of the interceptions was returned 93-yards for a touchdown.

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Vikings | D. Smith expected to play Week 10

Mon, 05 Nov 2007 16:32:31 -0800

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) returned to play Week 9 and started after missing two games. Smith is expected to play Week 10.

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Vikings | D. Smith probable Week 9

Fri, 02 Nov 2007 16:54:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 2, but is listed as probable for Week 9.

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Vikings | Smith limited during practice Thursday

Thu, 01 Nov 2007 16:36:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) was limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 1. He is questionable for Week 9.

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Vikings | Smith limited in practice Wednesday

Wed, 31 Oct 2007 14:18:43 -0700

Kevin Seifert, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Oct. 31.

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Vikings | D. Smith runs Monday

Mon, 29 Oct 2007 17:32:18 -0700

Minnesota Vikings S Dwight Smith (hamstring) "ran well" Monday, Oct. 29, according to head coach Brad Childress. Smith could play in the team's Week 9 game.

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Vikings | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 08:52:58 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Aundrae Allison, OT Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, DL Erasmus James, TE Garrett Mills, CB Ronyell Whitaker, QB Tarvaris Jackson, LB Vinny Ciurciu inactive for Week 8.

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Vikings | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 28 Oct 2007 08:50:50 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Aundrae Allison, OT Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, DL Erasmus James, TE Garrett Mills, CB Ronyell Whitaker, QB Tarvaris Jackson, LB Vinny Ciurciu inactive for Week 8.

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Vikings | Smith out for Week 8

Fri, 26 Oct 2007 17:19:28 -0700

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 26. He is listed as out for Week 8.

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Vikings | D. Smith may not be available to play Week 8

Thu, 25 Oct 2007 15:30:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 25, and may not be available to play Week 8.

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Vikings | Smith misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 24 Oct 2007 14:08:23 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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Vikings | Smith misses Week 7

Mon, 22 Oct 2007 14:58:34 -0700

Vikings FS Dwight Smith (ankle) did not play in the team's Week 7 game, and his status for Week 8 has yet to be determined.

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Vikings | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:19:44 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OL Brian Daniels, QB Brooks Bollinger, OT Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, DL Erasmus James, TE Garrett Mills, RB Naufahu Tahi, LB Vinny Ciurciu inactive for Week 7.

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Vikings | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 21 Oct 2007 12:15:42 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have declared OL Brian Daniels, QB Brooks Bollinger, OT Chase Johnson, FS Dwight Smith, DL Erasmus James, TE Garrett Mills, RB Naufahu Tahi, LB Vinny Ciurciu inactive for Week 7.

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Vikings | D. Smith out for Week 7

Fri, 19 Oct 2007 15:52:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings FS Dwight Smith (hamstring) did not practice Friday, Oct. 19. Smith is listed as out for Week 7.

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Vikings | D. Smith misses practice Thursday

Thu, 18 Oct 2007 15:39:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings S Dwight Smith (hamstring) missed the team's practice Thursday, Oct. 18, and the team may give him a game to rest it.

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