Lions re-sign Alphonso Smith, cut Keiland Williams

ALLEN PARK, Mich. - The Detroit Lions have re-signed cornerback Alphonso Smith, months after cutting him in the team's final roster moves before the regular season.

To make room for Smith on the roster, the Lions released running back Keiland Williams.

Injuries have left the Lions secondary looking for help. Jacob Lacey suffered a concussion in the team's win over Philadelphia Sunday and Bill Bentley has a shoulder injury.

Smith played three seasons before being released in August. In 39 games, he has eight interceptions.

Williams fell on the team's running back depth chart when Mikel Leshoure returned and Joique Bell's productivity continued to rise. Kevin Smith has not played much since Leshoure returned from his two-week suspension, but Williams ultimately fell out of the offensive plans.

The Lions play in Chicago Monday. The game can be seen on WXYZ.

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