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Kevin Smith wasn't surprised the Detroit Lions chose not to offer him a contract.
The Detroit Lions have ruled out receiver Nate Burleson and linebacker Zack Follett for Sunday's road game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Detroit Lions linebacker Jordon Dizon will miss the season with a knee injury while starting middle linebacker DeAndre Levy took part in some drills after missing most of training camp with a sore back.