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  Falcons | Ito Smith should have bigger role    Wed Feb 27, 10:11 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith is expected to have a more significant role in the offense next season, according to head coach Dan Quinn.

Footballguys view: Smith is a good all-purpose back who should move up with Tevin Coleman likely to move on in free agency. He'll serve as a primary backup and change-of-pace back behind Devonta Freeman.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith on the mend    Thu Feb 7, 10:02 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (knee) said he expects to be ready for all offseason activities.

Footballguys view: Smith underwent a knee scope in late December and he should be good to go in the spring. The Falcons should lose Tevin Coleman in free agency this offseason. That makes Smith a potential backfield mate (and primary reserve) with/behind Devonta Freeman.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith had knee scoped    Fri Dec 21, 01:12 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (knee) had his knee scoped on Wednesday, Dec. 19, to address damage in his meniscus.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith done for the year    Mon Dec 17, 03:50 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (knee) will undergo surgery this week and is being placed on the Reserve/Injured list Monday, Dec. 17.

Footballguys view: Smith got some work for the Falcons after Devonta Freeman was lost for the season. He finishes his rookie season with 90 carries for 315 rushing yards and four rushing touchdowns. Smith also chipped in with 27 catches for 152 receiving yards. With Tevin Coleman likely to move on this offseason in free agency, Smith should have the leg up to win the backup job to Freeman in 2019.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith ineffective in win    Sun Dec 16, 06:58 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith ran for 34 yards on nine carries and added two receptions for five yards in Week 15 against the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith active for Week 15    Sun Dec 16, 11:42 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (knee, neck) is active for Week 15's game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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  Falcons | Questionable tag for Ito Smith    Fri Dec 14, 03:13 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (knee, neck) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 14, and is listed as questionable for Week 15.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith dealing with knee injury    Fri Dec 14, 01:34 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (neck, knee) is expected to play in Week 15 versus the Arizona Cardinals despite missing practice with a knee injury Friday, Dec. 14.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday injury report    Thu Dec 13, 04:30 PM

Atlanta Falcons DT Terrell McClain (toe) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 13. LB Deion Jones (foot), DT Grady Jarrett (groin, shoulder) and TE Logan Paulsen (knee, ankle) were limited. OG Ben Garland (back) and RB Ito Smith (neck) participated fully.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith limited in practice    Wed Dec 12, 05:03 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith (neck) was listed as a limited participant in practice Wednesday, Dec. 12.

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  Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta    Wed Dec 12, 04:55 PM

Atlanta Falcons TE Austin Hooper (knee, ankle), DT Grady Jarrett (groin, shoulder), WR Julio Jones (foot, calf) and DT Terrell McClain (toe) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 12. OG Ben Garland (back), LB Deion Jones (foot), TE Logan Paulsen (knee, ankle) and RB Ito Smith (neck) were listed as limited participants.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith gallops for 60 yards    Sun Dec 9, 05:41 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed 11 times for 60 yards in Week 14 against the Green Bay Packers and he added three catches for 14 yards.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith shut down again    Fri Nov 23, 12:56 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith carry four times for zero yards during the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints on Thursday, Nov. 22. He had seven yards on two grabs as a receiver.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith not a big factor    Sun Nov 18, 05:10 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed for 10 yards on six carries against the Dallas Cowboys in Week 11. He also caught two passes for 12 yards during the game.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith held in check    Sun Nov 11, 04:14 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed for 11 yards on four carries against the Cleveland Browns in Week 10. He also caught four passes for 15 yards during the game.

Footballguys view: The Falcons running game was a non-factor after a huge performance against Washington last week. Smith is more handcuff to Tevin Coleman than a viable flex play if this is how Atlanta is going to play. Dallas is up next week in a neutral at best matchup.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith scores in win    Sun Nov 4, 08:21 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed 10 times for 60 yards and a touchdown and caught one pass for four yards in a 38-14 win over the Washington Redskins in Week 9.

Footballguys view: Smith showed great strength on his touchdown run and showed he is definitely worth a bench spot if not a matchup flex look going forward. Tevin Coleman's injury history suggests that Smith could have a leap in value yet.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith totals nine touches    Mon Oct 22, 11:42 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed seven times for just 16 yards in the Week 7 game against the New York Giants and he had two receptions for 29 yards on his two targets.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith struggles in expanded role    Mon Oct 15, 01:27 AM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith carried the ball 11 times for 22 yards and a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Oct. 14.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith finds the end zone    Sun Sep 30, 05:59 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed seven times for 35 yards with a touchdown in Week 4 against the Cincinnati Bengals and he added three grabs for 13 yards.

Footballguys view: Smith looks good and is worth carrying in deeper leagues until Devonta Freeman returns. He should allow the Falcons to let one of Tevin Coleman or Freeman go in the next 1-2 years.

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  Falcons | Week 4 injury report for Atlanta    Fri Sep 28, 02:54 PM

Atlanta Falcons CB Justin Bethel (knee) and DE Derrick Shelby (groin) did not practice all week and have been ruled out for Week 4 against the Cincinnati Bengals. WR Julio Jones (calf), S Damontae Kazee (knee), DE Takkarist McKinley (groin) and LB Foyesade Oluokun (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 28 and have been removed from the injury report. CB Brian Poole (thumb, toe) and RB Ito Smith (ribs) were limited in practice for third straight day Friday but were also taken off the injury report.

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  Falcons | Atlanta's Thursday practice report    Thu Sep 27, 05:43 PM

Atlanta Falcons DE Derrick Shelby (groin) and CB Justin Bethel (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Sept. 27. FS Damontae Kazee (knee), DE Takkarist McKinley (groin), LB Foyesade Oluokun (ankle), CB Brian Poole (thumb, toe) and RB Ito Smith (ribs) were limited during practice.

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  Falcons | Wednesday's practice report for Atlanta    Wed Sep 26, 06:06 PM

Atlanta Falcons S Damontae Kazee (knee), Takkarist McKinley (groin), LB Foyesade Oluokun (ankle), CB Brian Poole (thumb, toe) and RB Ito Smith (ribs) were listed as limited participants in practice Wednesday, Sept. 26. CB Justin Bethel (knee), RB Devonta Freeman (knee), WR Julio Jones (calf) and DE Derrick Shelby (groin) were unable to practice.

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  Falcons | Ito Smith totals 10 touches in victory    Sun Sep 16, 06:04 PM

Atlanta Falcons RB Ito Smith rushed nine times for 46 yards in Week 2 against the Carolina Panthers and he added an eight-yard reception.

Footballguys view: Smith looked good on his touches and would be a hot pickup if Tevin Coleman goes down. Keep him on your waiver wire watch list.

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