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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

Buccaneers OT Trueblood signs tender

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
The Buccaneers announced Tuesday that restricted free agent Jeremy Trueblood, the team's starting right tackle, has signed his tender offer.

Bucs counting on 'mountains'

Posted May 03, 2010 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The 2010 performances of Gerald McCoy and Josh Freeman — or "the mountains of Tampa," as GM Mark Dominik calls them — could determine the futures of the Buccaneers' decision makers.

Bucs hand punting duties to rookie Bowden

Posted April 28, 2010 @ 6:57 p.m. ET
With pressing needs at other positions, some were surprised the Buccaneers spent a sixth-round pick on P Brent Bowden.

Eagles claim OG Murphy from Bucs

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Eagles have claimed OG Shawn Murphy, who was waived by the Buccaneers on Monday.

Bucs release Sears, Hovan, four others

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers released six players Monday, remodeling their roster after drafting nine players and signing 12 undrafted free agents over the weekend.

Bucs' receiving corps settled after drafting Benn, Williams

Posted April 25, 2010 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers' receiving corps looked like one of the team's greatest weaknesses heading into the draft, but GM Mark Dominik told PFW he feels much better about it after drafting WRs Arrelious Benn and Mike Williams.

2010 draft choices by team: Buccaneers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:50 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Bucs get Freeman some much-needed help in Benn

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 7:32 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers decided to address their defense first this year, selecting DTs Gerald McCoy and Brian Price with their top two picks, but they didn't forget about second-year QB Josh Freeman.

Selecting McCoy an easy choice for Bucs

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 8:06 p.m. ET
This very well could be the easiest pick Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik makes this weekend.

Bucs MLB Ruud signs tender

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Buccaneers MLB Barrett Ruud signed his restricted free-agent tender Wednesday, the team announced.

Bucs WR Stovall signs tender

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Buccaneers WR Maurice Stovall signed his restricted free-agent tender Friday, the team announced.

Bucs in position to land top DT, WR prospects

Posted April 01, 2010 @ 12:18 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers would be quite pleased to land both a top defensive tackle and a top receiver with their first two picks in the draft, and insiders say they're likely to get the opportunity to do so.

Redskins sign P Bidwell

Posted March 23, 2010 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins signed P Josh Bidwell on Tuesday.

No urgency from Bucs to sign Ruud long-term

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Barrett Ruud is still hoping to get a long-term deal done with Tampa Bay, but sources don't expect GM Mark Dominik to give Ruud the offer he wants anytime soon.

Reports: Bucs sign S Jones

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 7:01 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have finalized a deal with S Sean Jones, according to multiple reports.

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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