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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

Rivera expects WR Smith back to practice Sunday

Posted Aug. 29, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
Head coach Ron Rivera says he expects WR Steve Smith will return to practice Sunday and play in the Panthers' season opener.

Panthers WR Smith bruises knee, held out of practice

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 2:24 p.m. ET
Panthers WR Steve Smith was held out of the second half of Tuesday morning's practice after bruising his left knee.

Rams add WR Smith, TE Mulligan

Posted March 26, 2012 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Rams have added a pair of offensive players in free agency, signing WR Steve Smith and TE Matthew Mulligan.

Eagles place WR Smith on I.R.

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Eagles placed WR Steve Smith on injured reserve Monday and promoted rookie DT Cedric Thornton from the practice squad to the active roster.

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Vikings-Panthers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Here's a key matchup to watch in Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game.

Report: Saints S Harper fined $15,000 for late hit

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 10:07 a.m. ET
Saints S Roman Harper was fined $15,000 for his late hit on Panthers WR Steve Smith on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Eagles rule Young, Watkins out; Smith active

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
The Eagles ruled QB Vince Young and rookie OG Danny Watkins inactive for their Week One game against the Rams, while WR Steve Smith will be active.

Eagles place rehabbing WR Smith on PUP list

Posted Aug. 13, 2011 @ 10:14 p.m. ET
Three days after signing him to a one-year free-agent contract loaded with incentives, the Eagles placed WR Steve Smith on the PUP list Saturday.

Genuine concern for Eagles WR Maclin

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 2:02 p.m. ET
Sources with the Eagles have expressed concern regarding the health of WR Jeremy Maclin, who remains sidelined with an undisclosed ailment.

Eagles sign former Giants WR Smith

Posted Aug. 10, 2011 @ 6:56 p.m. ET
The Eagles nabbed yet another veteran free agent, staying in the division and signing former Giants WR Steve Smith to a one-year deal.

Panthers will not trade WR Smith

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
Sources have indicated to Pro Football Weekly that WR Steve Smith is expected to remain a Panther this season after rumors had circulated that he would be traded.

Fantasy outlook: WR Jerrel Jernigan

Posted April 30, 2011 @ 12:02 a.m. ET
Right now, Jerrel Jernigan's role will be as a punt returner, a big area of need, and perhaps as a slot receiver if Steve Smith leaves via free agency or returns slowly from injury.

Giants would consider Burress

Posted Jan. 28, 2011 @ 3:32 p.m. ET
The Giants likely will place a call to WR Plaxico Burress, whose jail sentence will be coming to an end soon, about playing for the team again.

Giants' Smith faces long, difficult rehab

Posted Dec. 19, 2010 @ 1:05 a.m. ET
Giants WR Steve Smith, who will be a free agent after this season, might not be ready to play when the 2011 season begins.

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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