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Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions

A fantasy football perspective on the team
<p> Fantasy Football 2012: Breaking Down the Detroit Lions</p>

What can the Detroit Lions do for you this fantasy season? Check out Athlon Sports' team report as we break down the rookies, veteran players to watch and avoid, fantasy playoff schedule and more to help you get ready for the 2012 season.

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If Lions RB Kevin Smith is active, He'll Run Through the Raiders

Detroit's running back has a nice match up, if he can get on the field
<p> Detroit's running back has a nice match up, if he can get on the field</p>

If Detroit Lions running back Kevin Smith is active, you play him against the Oakland Raiders in Week 15.

It’s as simple as this. You saw what Ryan Grant did last week against the Raiders right? He came out of nowhere, and busted off a 47-yard TD run in the first three minutes that no one thought he could still do and finished with 85 yards and two scores on the day.

Fantasy Football Waiver Wire: Week 12

Caleb Hanie, Toby Gerhart and Kevin Smith lead the way in week 12
<p> Caleb Hanie, Toby Gerhart and Kevin Smith lead the way in week 12</p>

The bye weeks are finally over and now we can just roll with what we’ve got. But what if injuries and poor play from your roster means you don’t have enough? Well, in an effort to guide you through the playoff push, here’s a look at who will be some of the hot commodities off the fantasy football waiver wire in Week 12. Some of them I think are decent plays for this week and maybe beyond, but most of the wire has players that should probably stay right there.