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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

NFC South Spin cycle: Panthers are in disarray

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:05 p.m. ET
The Saints beat the Bucs, and the Panthers are still a mess, as most of the NFC South came up short with the Falcons on bye.

Brees tosses four TDs, Saints hold off Buccaneers

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
Saints QB Drew Brees threw for 377 yards and four touchdowns to pace a 35-28 come-from-behind victory over the Buccaneers on Sunday.

Buccaneers promote CB Lewis

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers promoted CB LeQuan Lewis to the 53-man roster from the team's practice squad on Saturday.

On thin ice, Bucs grant Talib a reprieve

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
It appears that suspended CB Aqib Talib’s future this season is with the Buccaneers.

NFC South Spin cycle: Freeman roller coaster continues

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
With the Panthers and Saints on bye, the NFC South went 2-0 vs. the AFC West on Sunday.

Freeman leads Bucs past reeling Chiefs

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
Josh Freeman threw for 328 yards and three touchdowns to help the Buccaneers beat the struggling Chiefs 38-10

Buccaneers CB Talib suspended four games

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for four games on Saturday for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances. 

Bucs learning how to maximize Freeman's potential

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
The Bucs’ coaching staff spent the team’s Week Five bye trying to figure out what parts of the offense work best for QB Josh Freeman.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Time for Bucs to snap out of funk

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 5:11 p.m. ET
For the sake of his credibility, Greg Schiano needs to make it abundantly clear that his team is heading in the right direction on Sunday.

Bucs-Chiefs blacked out in Tampa

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers-Chiefs game in Tampa Bay will be blacked out and not televised in the Tampa area.

Chiefs QB Cassel ruled out for Sunday

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel has been ruled out for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers. Brady Quinn will start in his place.

Key matchup: Chiefs RB Jamaal Charles vs. Bucs run defense

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
In today’s Key Matchup, we delve into the looming battle between the league leader in rushing yards and Tampa Bay’s run defense.

Bucs place CB Gaitor on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed CB Anthony Gaitor on the injured reserve list with the designation to return. Gatior can return to action in six weeks.

NFC South Spin cycle: Week Five

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 1:02 p.m. ET
The Falcons are 5-0 for the first time in franchise history, and the Saints finally have a victory, but the Panthers continued their downward spiral.

Bucs looking for ways to jumpstart running game

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
While rookie Doug Martin is still the Buccaneers’ primary ballcarrier, the team will be more inclined to give its other backs opportunities coming out of its Week Five bye.

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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