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Kelvin Smith | Linebacker

Team: Carolina Panthers
Age / DOB:  (34) / 3/20/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 233
College: Syracuse
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 7 (219) / MIA

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Panthers waived/injured LB Kelvin Smith.
Smith was just claimed off waivers from the Cowboys a week ago, only to come down with an early-camp injury. The Panthers claimed OG Bryant Browning off waivers from the Rams to take Smith's roster spot. Sun, Aug 7, 2011 10:07:00 PM

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Panthers claimed LB Kelvin Smith off waivers from the Cowboys.

This will be Smith's second go-around in Carolina. A seventh-round pick in 2007, he has appeared in just four career games. He's unlikely to make it five this year.
Sun, Jul 31, 2011 11:18:00 AM

Bears signed LB Kelvin Smith, formerly of the Panthers.

Smith has spent time with the Dolphins, Giants, and Panthers over the past three seasons. He's just a camp body for the remainder of August.
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 10:35:00 AM

Panthers waived/injured LB Kelvin Smith.

Smith's injury is not yet known. He was signed off the practice squad to provide depth when Thomas Davis (ACL) was lost for the season three weeks ago.
Tue, Dec 1, 2009 05:04:00 PM

Panthers signed LB Kelvin Smith off their practice squad.

Thomas Davis (knee) is out for the season and Smith will take his roster spot. Smith probably isn't an NFL level talent and he'll provide depth behind new starter Landon Johnson.
Tue, Nov 10, 2009 04:07:00 PM

Panthers signed LB Kelvin Smith, formerly of the Giants.

He's just a camp body with Thomas Davis nursing a minor knee sprain.
Sun, Aug 9, 2009 01:45:00 AM

Giants waived LB Kelvin Smith.

The former seventh-round pick was strictly a camp body for the spring.
Thu, Jul 30, 2009 04:36:00 PM

Giants signed LB Kelvin Smith.

A smallish linebacker, Smith will battle for a spot on special teams this summer.
Sun, May 10, 2009 11:45:00 AM

Dolphins waived LB Kelvin Smith.

At 6'2/233, Smith lacked the dimensions to get any kind of shot at linebacker in a Bill Parcells 3-4 system. He could resurface as a backup in a 4-3.
Tue, Feb 10, 2009 06:05:00 PM

Dolphins waived/injured LB Kelvin Smith (knee).

At 6'2/230, Smith probably wasn't in Bill Parcells' long-term plans at inside linebacker even if he was healthy. The Tuna likes 'em with more meat.
Mon, Aug 11, 2008 06:37:00 PM

Dolphins LB Kevin Smith suffered a serious knee injury in the team's first preseason game.

It sounds like he may be in danger of missing the season. Smith was battling for a backup job behind ILBs Channing Crowder and Akin Ayodele.
Mon, Aug 11, 2008 01:22:00 PM

Dolphins signed LB Kelvin Smith and T Julius Wilson.

Smith, Miami's seventh-round pick in April, will provide depth and work on special teams after the Phins placed Zach Thomas on IR. Wilson takes Cameron Worrell's roster spot and should contribute on special teams, if active.
Tue, Dec 4, 2007 05:44:00 PM

Dolphins waived LB Kelvin Smith.

The seventh-round choice was listed as Miami's top backup to Zach Thomas in the middle. If Thomas gets hurt, Channing Crowder will likely kick inside.
Fri, Sep 7, 2007 06:10:00 PM

Dolphins signed seventh-round LB Kelvin Smith to a four-year contract.

The Syracuse product should compete for a spot on special teams and as a reserve inside linebacker.
Wed, May 23, 2007 06:50:00 PM

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