Left unsigned by the Lions after a disappointing three-year run, Smith spent the first half of the 2011 season working out in hopes of reviving his pro career. That chance came three weeks ago when Detroit re-signed Smith to bolster its running game, with starter Jahvid Best on the shelf indefinitely with a concussion.
Aidan Hutchinson emerging as potential No. 1 pick in 2022 NFL Draft; scouts love Lincoln Riley-USC union
In this edition of the Scout's Notebook, Bucky Brooks says Michigan edge Aidan Hutchinson is emerging as a potential No. 1 overall pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Plus, the Dolphins' youth movement, the Bills' daunting challenge and a seismic college coaching hire for the scouting community.