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Brad Smith | Wide Receiver | #16

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (32) / 12/12/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 213
College: Missouri
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 4 (103) / NYJ
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The Lions will host free agent WR/KR Brad Smith on Tuesday.
A quarterback at the University of Missouri, Smith has hung around the NFL as a special teamer. He would likely focus on kick and punt coverage in Detroit. Mon, Jun 8, 2015 03:54:00 PM

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Free agent WR/KR Brad Smith is visiting the Bills Tuesday.

There are a lot of ties here as Smith played for the Bills from 2011-13 and also played for Rex Ryan in New York from 2009-10. The visit should put incumbent special teamers/wideouts Marcus Easley and Marcus Thigpen on notice.
Tue, Apr 14, 2015 11:27:00 AM

Eagles WR/KR Brad Smith (sports hernia) will be out a couple weeks.

Smith needed minor surgery on a core muscle. It's a blow to a special teams unit that is a big reason the Eagles are 4-1. Josh Huff will have to step in as the primary kick returner.
Thu, Oct 9, 2014 11:46:00 AM

Eagles WR/KR Brad Smith has agreed to a restructured contract.

Smith was owed $1.3 million this season, but the new deal lowers his base salary by $395,000. He's now due just $450,000 in guaranteed money. Smith, 30, will compete for a role on special teams and as a reserve wideout.
Sat, Mar 29, 2014 04:24:00 PM

Eagles signed WR/KR Brad Smith.

The Bills waived Smith off injured reserve Friday. He'll step into Chip Kelly's scheme as depth at wideout and a potential Wildcat quarterback. Smith, 30, could also very well take Damaris Johnson's job on both punt and kickoff returns.
Source: CBS Sports
Tue, Nov 12, 2013 08:49:00 AM

Bills waived WR Brad Smith with an injury settlement.

Smith injured his ribs during the preseason and was placed on injured reserve at final cuts. He's 100 percent healthy. Smith turns 30 years old next month. He can play receiver, run the wildcat, and contribute on special teams.
Fri, Nov 8, 2013 12:00:00 PM

Bills placed WR Brad Smith (ribs) and FB Drew Smith (undisclosed) on injured reserve, ending their seasons.

It's actually a nice outcome for B. Smith, who was in danger of losing his roster spot. He'll get his full $1.5 million salary spending the year on I.R.
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 05:27:00 PM

Bills WR Brad Smith has agreed to a restructured contract.

Smith likely took a pay cut off the $2.75 million he was scheduled to earn in 2013. While the renegotiated deal should increase Smith's roster chances, he's still squarely on the bubble.
Fri, Jul 26, 2013 10:13:00 PM

BuffaloBills.com left Brad Smith off its list of receivers with "relatively secure futures in Buffalo."

Back to being a full-time wideout, Smith wasn't lumped in with Stevie Johnson, T.J. Graham, Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin. Reporter Chris Brown does call Smith a "dependable veteran" who "made his share of plays in the spring." Ultimately, it's hard to see Smith surviving his $2.75 million salary and keeping his roster spot.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 01:28:00 PM

ESPN AFC East blogger James Walker gives Brad Smith just a 40 percent chance of keeping his roster spot.

Even that might be optimistic after the Bills added Robert Woods, Marquise Goodwin and Da'Rick Rogers. Smith's $2.75 million salary makes him a prime candidate for release. Smith has been lining up exclusively at receiver this offseason after combining for just 37 catches the past two seasons.
Source: ESPN.com
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 09:28:00 AM

Bills WR/QB/KR Brad Smith lined up exclusively at receiver in spring practices.

It would actually be better news for Smith if the new regime viewed him as a wildcat quarterback, as he's due an untenable $2.75 million. That, coupled with the Bills' talent infusion at receiver makes Smith highly unlikely to survive cuts. Going on 30, Smith has caught just 37 passes in two seasons in Buffalo.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 09:10:00 AM

WGR 550 reports WR/KR/QB Brad Smith is "firmly atop" the list of potential cap casualties for the Bills.

Smith, 29, has two years left on a four-year, $15 million contract, and the Bills can save $2.75 million against the cap by releasing him. Buffalo used day-two picks on Robert Woods and Marquise Goodwin, and signed top UDFA Da'Rick Rogers behind Stevie Johnson and T.J. Graham. Smith doesn't have much of a role anymore. Beat writer Joe Buscaglia also names RT Erik Pears, K Rian Lindell, QB Tarvaris Jackson, and DE Mark Anderson as release candidates.
Thu, May 9, 2013 03:50:00 PM

Bills WR/QB Brad Smith caught two passes for 49 yards and a touchdown in Week 4 against the Patriots.

We all know the drill on Smith by now. While he has some talent and can play multiple offensive and special teams roles, he's never a big enough part of Chan Gailey's week-to-week game plan to be given serious fantasy-start consideration. Smith entered Week 4 with five touches for 27 total yards. Leave him on the waiver wire heading to Week 5 against San Francisco.
Sun, Sep 30, 2012 05:39:00 PM

The Bills are incorporating more passing plays for Brad Smith in their Wildcat package.

We suspect Smith's primary role will be on special teams, but the Bills plan to get him involved in spread/option packages, and at wide receiver. Smith saw 403 offensive snaps last season, drawing 41 targets.
Sat, Jul 14, 2012 06:54:00 PM

Coach Chan Gailey said the Bills have ''expanded their plans'' for Brad Smith in the team's Wildcat package.

Smith has worked almost exclusively at quarterback during OTAs, but Gailey confirmed the Bills will continue to use him at wide receiver and in gadget-type roles. In addition to special teams, Smith projects as the Bills' third quarterback and fifth receiver.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 07:40:00 PM

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9Tim Tebow
10Brad Sorensen
11Bryn Renner
12Ryan Williams
13McLeod Bethel-Thompson
14Pat Devlin
15Garrett Gilbert
16R.J. Archer
17Cody Fajardo
18Shane Carden
19Griffin Neal
20Jerry Lovelocke
21Chase Rettig
22Chandler Harnish
23Dylan Thompson
24Jake Waters
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2Joseph Randle
3Zurlon Tipton
4Toby Gerhart
5LaMichael James
6Joique Bell
7Alonzo Harris
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Ross Scheuerman
12Kenneth Harper
13Jawon Chisholm
14Brandon Ross
15Jerome Smith
16Rajion Neal
17Michael Dyer
18Jeremy Stewart
19Keshawn Hill
20Kevin Monangai
21LaVance Taylor
22Lache Seastrunk
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2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
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2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Derrick Coleman
5Ryan Mueller
6Henry Hynoski
7Joe Don Duncan
8Brad Smelley
9Trey Millard
10Abou Toure
11Jordan Campbell
12Emil Igwenagu
13Zach Boren
14Kiero Small
15J.C. Copeland
16John Conner
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2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Shane Wynn
5Miles Austin
6Dwayne Bowe
7Andre Roberts
8Preston Parker
9Kris Durham
10Seantavius Jones
11Josh Morgan
12Jacoby Ford
13Tyler Davis
14Tevin Reese
15Ricky Collins
16Zach D'Orazio
17Kenzel Doe
18Damaris Johnson
19Robert Herron
20Solomon Patton
21Damian Williams
22Reggie Dunn
23Armon Binns
24Carlton Mitchell
25DaVaris Daniels
26Tyler McDonald
27Ezell Ruffin
28Travis Labhart
29Donatella Luckett
30Lance Lewis
31Joseph Anderson
32Josh Stewart
33Josh Harper
34Marquez Clark
35L'Damian Washington
36David Porter
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2Roddy White
3Ace Sanders
4Riley Cooper
5Denarius Moore
6Marcus Thigpen
7Joe Morgan
8Austin Pettis
9Jacoby Jones
10Ryan Broyles
11Rico Richardson
12Emory Blake
13A.J. Jenkins
14Onterio McCalebb
15Tandon Doss
16Mike Brown
17Devante Davis
18Jimmie Hunt
19Devon Wylie
20Marlon Brown
21Phil Bates
22Isiah Ferguson
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24Milton Williams III
25Michael Preston
26Daniel Rodriguez
27James Butler
28Clyde Gates
29Ryan Whalen
30Marcus Harris
31Juron Criner
32Tom Nelson
33Andre Davis
34Demetrius Wilson
35Josh Reese
36Trevor Harman
37Paul Browning
38Saalim Hakim
39Trindon Holliday
40Christion Jones
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3Riley Cooper
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4Kyle Miller
5Orson Charles
6Chase Ford
7Beau Gardner
8Mickey Shuler
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10Rob Blanchflower
11Jacob Maxwell
12Mike McFarland
13Richard Gordon
14Nick Kasa
15Chase Dixon
16Cameron Clear
17David Paulson
18Steve Maneri
19Jimmay Mundine
20Brandon Barden
21Kevin Greene
22Gerell Robinson
23Dan Light
24Jordan Thompson
25Jake Murphy
26Ryan Taylor
27Brett Brackett
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29Adrien Robinson
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2John Fullington
3Micah Hatchie
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5Jason Fox
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8Mitchell Van Dyk
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7Darren Keyton
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4Michael Liedtke
5Paul Fanaika
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5Kelvin Palmer
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