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Tampa Bay Buccaneers


Steve Smith

Steve Smith - #12 - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 05/06/1985
Birthplace Anchorage, AK
College USC
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 19th pick by Giants

Bucs’ Jackson suspended indefinitely without pay

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have been dealt a major blow with news that FS Tanard Jackson will be suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.

Freeman, Bucs beat Panthers 20-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:27 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 178 yards and two TDs as the Bucs improved to 2-0 after a divisional win vs. the Panthers.

Bucs DT McCoy getting comfortable with versatile role

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay used Gerald McCoy at four different positions on the D-line in Week One and he's expected to continue moving from spot-to-spot throughout the season.

Bucs CB Talib illegally watched Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib was suspended from playing in the Bucs' season opener, but apparently nobody told him he wasn't allowed to be at the stadium, either.

Freeman guides Bucs to 17-14 win over Browns

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Second-year QB Josh Freeman returned from a three-week layoff because of a broken thumb on his throwing hand and tossed a pair of touchdown passes Sunday to help the Bucs overcome an 11-point deficit and beat the Cleveland Browns 17-14.

Bucs won't keep DE White after this season

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 7:13 p.m. ET
In light of Stylez White's poor practice habits, the Buccaneers are very unlikely to keep the defensive end after this season and will bring in a replacement next offseason, according to NFC South Whispers.

Bucs game blacked out for Week One

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers were unable to sell out Raymond James Stadium for Sunday afternoon, so their game against the Browns is blacked out on local TV.

Bucs CB Talib showing signs of maturity

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
An observer in Tampa says Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has matured since the end of last season and is carrying himself like a team leader.

Bucs' Freeman sits out Wednesday practice

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
A day after returning to practice following a thumb injury, Buccaneers QB Josh Freeman sat out Wednesday's session.

Bucs QB Freeman (thumb) expects to start Sunday

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 7:53 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting QB Josh Freeman expects to start Sunday against the Browns after returning to practice Tuesday for the first time since injuring his thumb.

Buccaneers claim C Larsen and RB Lumpkin, cut Smith

Posted Sept. 05, 2010 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Sunday that they claimed ex-Patriots C-OG Ted Larsen and ex-Packers RB Kregg Lumpkin off waivers. The team also waived OT Derek Hardman and RB-RS Clifton Smith.

Bucs release WR Michael Clayton

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
A year after signing him to a deal worth $10 million guaranteed, the Buccaneers have released WR Michael Clayton.

Bucs RB Huggins shoots up rankings with Ward’s release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 5:24 p.m. ET
If you're a fantasy owner who isn't familiar with Kareem Huggins, you had better get used to hearing his name following the Bucs' release of RB Derrick Ward.

Bucs CB Talib suspended one game

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without CB Aqib Talib when they face the Browns on Sept. 12.

Bucs cut RB Ward, two others

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers head coach Raheem Morris announced the team has cut RB Derrick Ward, LB Jon Alston and WR Terrence Nunn.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 26, 2012
The St. Louis Rams signed Smith, filling a pressing need.||||||| Smith, who had 107 receptions for the New York Giants in 2009, will be entering his sixth season. Last year he caught nine passes in 11 games before being sidelined by a knee injury.
Posted Dec. 13, 2011
Smith was placed on injured reserve with a bone bruise for the Eagles.||||||| It's the same knee Smith had microfracture surgery on last year. His future in the NFL looks very murky since microfracture surgery is tough to recover from.
Posted Dec. 15, 2010
Smith is out for the rest of the season with an injury to his left knee. The team said Wednesday that Smith will need season-ending surgery on the knee he hurt in Monday night's win over Minnesota.||||||| He was examined by Dr. Russell Warren at the Hospital for Special Surgery on Tuesday and had an MRI. He injured the articular cartilage in his knee when he was tackled from behind in the 21-3 win in Detroit on Monday. The game was Smith's first after missing the previous four with a partial tear of his pectoral muscle. He had 48 catches this season for 529 yards. The fourth-year receiver set a team record with 107 catches last season.
Posted Nov. 11, 2010
Smith has been declared inactive for Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins.||||||| Smith has been out since he left practice early Nov. 11 with a partially torn pectoral muscle.
Posted Sept. 27, 2010
Smith had nine catches for 103 yards in Sunday's 29-10 loss to Tennessee.||||||| This was what fantasy owners have been waiting for from the Pro Bowl wideout, although it wouldn't hurt for him to reach the end zone as well.

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