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Alex Smith | Tight End | #83

Team: Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Age / DOB:  (36) / 5/22/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 250
College: Stanford
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 3 (71) / TB

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The Buccaneers hired former NFL tight end Alex Smith as a pro scout.
He will join the Bucs' pro personnel department, which evaluates free agents and does advanced scouting of teams the Bucs have on their upcoming schedule. An 11-year NFL veteran, 34-year-old Smith spent 2016 out of football after finishing his career with the 2015 Redskins. He was mostly a blocking tight end. Fri, Feb 10, 2017 02:39:00 PM

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Redskins signed TE Alex Smith.

The Redskins were down a tight end after losing Derek Carrier (knee) to injured reserve. Coach Jay Gruden is familiar with Smith from their time together in Cincinnati.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 01:16:00 PM

Saints released TE Alex Smith.

It's the second time the Saints have cut Smith, who was a roster longshot. Orson Charles should backup up Ben Watson and Josh Hill when he returns from his one-game suspension.
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 02:26:00 PM

Saints re-signed TE Alex Smith.

Smith was released earlier this week, but is needed again now that Kevin Brock is on I.R. With Orson Charles suspended for Week 1, 33-year-old Smith and Michael Egnew are competing for No. 3 tight end duties.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 05:19:00 PM

Saints released TE Alex Smith.

The 33-year-old journeyman lasted just over a week in Saints camp.
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 09:27:00 PM

Saints signed TE Alex Smith, formerly of the Bengals.

Smith missed all but two games last year on injured reserve. A veteran blocker, Smith will try to push Orson Charles for a reserve inline/H-back role.
Fri, Aug 7, 2015 05:02:00 PM

Bengals placed TE Alex Smith on injured reserve with a biceps injury, ending his season.

A veteran blocker, Smith sustained the injury in Sunday's win. Now 32, Smith won't be guaranteed to find work in 2015.
Tue, Sep 16, 2014 03:01:00 PM

Bengals re-signed TE Alex Smith.

The Bengals actually left Smith's locker open, but they were waiting for him to recover from offseason wrist surgery. He'll chip in as an inline blocker and even line up as a fullback at times. Smith should be ready for camp.
Tue, Jun 10, 2014 12:54:00 PM

Free agent TE Alex Smith has had conversations about re-signing with the Bengals.

Smith dislocated his wrist in the season finale and is still rehabbing. Smith is merely a blocker at this stage of his career. He can also play some fullback.
Thu, May 29, 2014 12:04:00 PM

Bengals signed TE Alex Smith.

Smith had an impact as a pass-catcher early on his career, hauling in 108 receptions over his first three NFL seasons. But over the last five years, he's turned into a blocking specialist and has caught a total of 52 passes. Smith is capable of chipping in at fullback and setting the edge in the run game.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 12:22:00 PM

The Bengals are "getting close" to signing free agent TE Alex Smith.

Smith would be brought in to block on the line of scrimmage, perhaps allowing Jermaine Gresham to flex out more. Smith turns 31 years old next month.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 10:10:00 PM

The Bengals will host TE Alex Smith for a free-agent visit on Wednesday.

Smith is a blocking specialist in the old Reggie Kelly mold. The Bengals have used a sixth offensive lineman in that role over the past few seasons.
Mon, Apr 8, 2013 07:35:00 PM

ESPN Cleveland expects the Browns to allow free agent TEs Alex Smith and Ben Watson to walk.

As does the Cleveland Plain Dealer. New coach Rob Chudzinski makes heavy use of tight ends, but the Browns need to get younger and more explosive at the position. A blocking specialist, Smith has just 160 catches in eight seasons.
Fri, Mar 1, 2013 08:47:00 AM

Alex Smith is now listed as the Browns' starting fullback on their official depth chart.

Smith goes from 6'4/258 tight end to Trent Richardson's oversized lead blocker. He showed well in the role last week when Owen Marecic was a healthy scratch.
Wed, Oct 31, 2012 10:55:00 AM

Browns TE Alex Smith (concussion) has resumed practicing.

Smith missed three games. The Browns use Smith as a utility tight end, playing him at the line of scrimmage as well as the backfield. His return could cut into Jordan Cameron's playing time.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 01:39:00 PM