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  Buccaneers | Steve Smith announces retirement    Wed May 29, 04:38 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Steve E. Smith has announced his retirement from professional football.

Footballguys view: Smith signed with the Bucs early last month but just isn't the same player he used to be since his microfracture knee surgery in 2010. The 'other' Steve Smith had his best seasons with the Giants but bounced around from the Eagles, Rams, and Buccaneers from 2010-2013.

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  Buccaneers | Several in mix for No. 3 WR job    Sun May 19, 04:10 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Tiquan Underwood, Kevin Ogletree, Steve E. Smith and Chris Owusu are expected to be candidates for the No. 3 wide receiver job.

Footballguys view: Underwood may be the frontrunner in this competition. He's worked with head coach Greg Schiano since their days together at Rutgers. Owusu may be the sleeper player here. If he can stay healthy Owusu has a nice size/speed combination and arguably the highest upside of any of these players.

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  Buccaneers | Two players could be in mix for No. 3 WR    Fri Apr 5, 01:34 PM

Tampa Bay Buccaneers WRs Steve E. Smith and Chris Owusu could be part of the competition for the No. 3 wide receiver position next season.

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  Buccaneers | Steve Smith signs    Tue Apr 2, 12:23 PM

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Rams) to a one-year deal.

Footballguys view: Smith gives the Buccaneers veteran depth at the WR position. We're not expecting much from him this year as he only has 25 catches over the last two seasons. Smith will compete with Kevin Ogletree and Tiquan Underwood for playing time behind Vincent Jackson and Mike Williams.

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  Rams | Week 17 Inactives    Sun Dec 30, 03:18 PM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, TE Cory Harkey, OT Joseph Barksdale, DL Matt Conrath, LB Sammy Brown, WR Steve E. Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway inactive for Week 17.

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  Rams | Week 15 Inactives    Sun Dec 16, 11:40 AM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, OG Chris Williams, OT Joseph Barksdale, DL Matt Conrath, TE Mike McNeill, WR Steve E. Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway inactive for Week 15.

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  Rams | Week 12 Inactives    Sun Nov 25, 03:24 PM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, OG Chris Williams, OT Joseph Barksdale, LB Mario Haggan, DL Matt Conrath, WR Steve E. Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway inactive for Week 12.

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  Rams | Week 11 Inactives    Sun Nov 18, 11:48 AM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, FB Brit Miller, OG Chris Williams, FS Darian Stewart, DL Matt Conrath, WR Steve E. Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway inactive for Week 11.

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  Rams | Danny Amendola injury update     Sat Oct 6, 07:44 AM

St. Louis Rams WR Danny Amendola (shoulder) suffered a 'shoulder separation where the collarbone meets the chest,' according to a source who has spoken with the player. Amendola is expected to miss six to seven weeks, and he could return around Week 11 or 12.

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  Rams | Week 5 Inactives    Thu Oct 4, 07:15 PM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, DL Eugene Sims, DL Matt Conrath, SS Matt Daniels, OT Rodger Saffold, WR Steve E. Smith, RB Terrance Ganaway inactive for Week 5.

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  Rams | Week 4 Inactives    Sun Sep 30, 11:48 AM

The St. Louis Rams have declared QB Austin Davis, RB Isaiah Pead, DL Jermelle Cudjo, DL Matt Conrath, SS Matt Daniels, OT Rodger Saffold, WR Steve E. Smith inactive for Week 4.

Footballguys view: Terrance Ganaway is up over Pead, which is a bad sign for Pead's dynasty value. With Steve Smith inactive, rookie Brian Quick should see the field, and Chris Givens could see a lot of action today.

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  Rams | Several WRs to get look with first-team offense    Tue Aug 28, 10:14 PM

St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher wants to get WRs Chris Givens and Brian Quick time with the first-team offense in the preseason finale, although he also admitted WR Steve E. Smith hasn't had much chance to work with QB Sam Bradford either. 'Yes, there's a chance I'll move them up. I'd like to see Givens and Quick in there, but they're all young receivers,' Fisher said. 'You take, for example, Steve Smith's case. He hasn't really had an opportunity to work with Sam. We'll play as many as we can earlier in the game and with the numbers down, they'll be playing throughout the game.'

Footballguys view: Givens and Quick are both rookie WRs with room to improve. Givens is fast and can work underneath routes because of his elusiveness in the open field. Quick is a huge target but fails to use his frame properly to box out defenders away from the ball.

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  Rams | Steve Smith has been a buzz of training camp    Mon Aug 20, 04:10 PM

St. Louis Rams WR Steve E. Smith has caught everything thrown his way during training camp and has been a buzz of camp. Head coach Jeff Fisher said Smith hasn't had any problems with his surgically repaired knee and they haven't had to tone back his work at all. QB Sam Bradford said he is excited about the team using both Smith and Danny Amendola in the slot at the same time. 'I think that could cause some problems for some people,' Bradford said, while also noting Smith is a great route runner.

Footballguys view: Smith has good natural talent but durability is a big concern. We don't trust him as anything more than a WR5 you can add in the fourteenth-round.

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  Rams | Steve Smith showing off speed    Sat Aug 4, 09:11 PM

St. Louis Rams WR Steve E. Smith (knee) has been better than expected in training camp, and he is showing off tremendous speed. Smith is completely healthy after battling serious knee issues the past couple of seasons.

Footballguys view: Don't draft Smith, but keep him on your waiver wire speed dial. The Rams have one of the most unproven WR corps in the league and someone will have to emerge. If Smith can stay healthy he could have a bounce back season and be a nice bye week/injury replacement player for your fantasy team.

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  Rams | Five might be battling for roster spot    Sun Jul 29, 11:19 PM

St. Louis Rams WRs Danario Alexander, Brandon Gibson, Austin Pettis, Greg Salas and Steve E. Smith are not considered locks for the team's final roster out of training camp and the preseason. Smith showed progress as offseason workouts went on, and he might be a sleeper if healthy. Pettis has two games remaining on his four-game suspension for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances.

Footballguys view: Alexander is the most physically gifted out of this group but knee injuries have kept him from developing as a pro. Salas is the best route runner but last year as a rookie really struggled and was plagued by drops.

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  Rams | Steve Smith has plenty of incentive    Sun Apr 1, 11:12 PM

Updating a previous report, St. Louis Rams WR Steve E. Smith not only has a base salary of $1 million for his one-year deal, but the deal includes another $1.5 million in roster bonuses, presumably paid out on a per-game basis.

Footballguys view: Smith was clearly not ready for prime time last year, but he was once a PPR stud and he'll have plenty of opportunity in St. Louis. Monitor his offseason and camp for good news.

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  Rams | Steve Smith contract update    Sun Apr 1, 05:10 PM

St. Louis Rams WR Steve E. Smith is scheduled to receive a $1 million base salary this season.

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  Rams | Two players signed    Mon Mar 26, 02:45 PM

The St. Louis Rams have signed free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Eagles) to a one-year deal and free-agent TE Matthew Mulligan (Jets) to a two-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Smith gives them another veteran in the WR corps, but isn't exactly an impact player. We think the Rams will take WR Justin Blackmon (Oklahoma State) with the sixth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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  Rams | Still in contact with several FAs    Mon Mar 26, 01:38 PM

The St. Louis Rams are still in contact with free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Eagles), OGs Chilo Rachal (49ers) and Robert Turner (Jets), OT Barry Richardson (Chiefs) and LB Jo-Lonn Dunbar (Saints).

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  Rams | Brady Quinn visited Thursday    Fri Mar 16, 07:36 PM

Free-agent QB Brady Quinn (Broncos) visited the St. Louis Rams Thursday, March 16, throwing to free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Eagles).

Footballguys view: Quinn is making a tour around the league as he tries to find a better backup situation than he had in Denver. The Rams are looking for a quality veteran backup behind starter Sam Bradford.

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  Rams | Meeting with Steve Smith    Thu Mar 15, 04:28 PM

The St. Louis Rams are meeting with free-agent WR Steve E. Smith (Eagles) Thursday, March 15.

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  Eagles | Five not expected to return    Mon Mar 12, 01:40 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles are not expected to re-sign impending free-agent QB Vince Young, RB Ronnie Brown, WR Steve E. Smith and DE Juqua Parker and Victor Abiamiri this offseason.

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  Giants | Could show interest in Steve Smith    Sat Feb 4, 02:28 PM

The New York Giants could show interest in Philadelphia Eagles impending free-agent WR Steve E. Smith this offseason if they do not re-sign impending free-agent WR Mario Manningham.

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  Eagles | Several veterans have expiring contracts    Tue Jan 3, 01:00 AM

Philadelphia Eagles DL Victor Abiamiri, RB Ronnie Brown, DL Antonio Dixon, OT King Dunlap, WR DeSean Jackson, DL Derek Landri, DL Trevor Laws, OG Evan Mathis, FB Owen Schmitt, WR Steve E. Smith and QB Vince Young are all veteran with contracts set to expire, so the team will have decisions to make about their futures.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith to IR    Mon Dec 12, 04:10 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles placed WR Steve E. Smith (knee) on the Injured Reserve Monday, Dec. 12, and promoted DL Cedric Thornton off the practice squad in a corresponding move.

Footballguys view: This is the same knee that required microfracture surgery last year. This latest injury may require surgery, and could threaten his career.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith undergoes MRI    Mon Dec 12, 01:48 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith (knee) didn't play after his knee swelled up on the trip to play the Miami Dolphins in Week 14. An MRI exam revealed a bone bruise. The injury is to the same knee that Smith underwent microfracture surgery on last year.

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  Eagles | Week 14 Inactives    Sun Dec 11, 11:43 AM

The Philadelphia Eagles have declared CB Brandon Hughes, DL Brandon Graham, LB Greg Lloyd Jr., OL Julian Vandervelde, DL Juqua Parker, WR Steve E. Smith, OT Winston Justice inactive for Week 14.

Footballguys view: Smith is a healthy scratch as he hasn't come close to returning to pre-microfracture form.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith finds end zone against old mates    Mon Nov 21, 12:47 AM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith scored on a 14-yard catch in Week 11 against the New York Giants, his former team. It was his first game back at the new Giants stadium.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith all about the money    Thu Nov 17, 10:53 AM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith, who has struggled this season, said he does not regret his decision to leave his former team, the New York Giants. 'Oh, no. It's a business. I'd rather have more money in my pocket,' Smith said. He was referring to the one-year, reported $2.3 million deal offered by Philadelphia last summer that trumped the one-year, $1 million contract proposed by the Giants because of concerns about his slow recovery from microfracture left knee surgery.

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  Eagles | Nine players listed as probable    Fri Oct 14, 05:25 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (hip) and Steve E. Smith (knee), OG Julian Vandervelde (elbow), OT Winston Justice (knee), DEs Darryl Tapp (pectoral) and DE Juqua Parker (ankle), DT Cullen Jenkins (triceps), FS Nate Allen (knee) and SS Jarrad Page (stinger) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 14. They are listed as probable for Week 6 and are expected to play.

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  Eagles | Seven fully practice    Thu Oct 13, 03:36 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (hip) and Steve E. Smith (knee), OG Julian Vandervelde (elbow), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Darryl Tapp (pectoral), FS Nate Allen (knee) and SS Jarrad Page (stinger) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 13.

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  Eagles | Five practice    Wed Oct 12, 04:17 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (hip), OT Winston Justice (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 12.

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  Eagles | 11 players probable for Week 5    Fri Oct 7, 06:54 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (shoulder), Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Brent Celek (illness), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Darryl Tapp (pectoral), DTs Cullen Jenkins (triceps) and Mike Patterson (knee), LB Moise Fokou (neck), CB Brandon Hughes (hamstring) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 7. They are listed as probable for Week 5 and are expected to play.

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  Eagles | 10 players fully practice    Thu Oct 6, 04:00 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant (shoulder), Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Brent Celek (illness), OT Winston Justice (knee), DTs Cullen Jenkins (knee) and Mike Patterson (knee), LB Moise Fokou (neck), Brandon Hughes (hamstring) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 6.

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  Eagles | 10 practice    Wed Oct 5, 04:07 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Jason Avant (shoulder), WR Riley Cooper (hamstring), LB Moise Fokou (neck), CB Brandon Hughes (hamstring), DL Cullen Jenkins (triceps), OT Winston Justice (knee), DL Mike Patterson (knee), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and DL Darryl Tapp (pectoral) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 5.

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  Eagles | Five players probable for Week 4    Fri Sep 30, 06:49 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (concussion) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Clay Harbor (biceps), OT Winston Justice (knee) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 30. They are listed as probable for Week 4 and are expected to play.

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  Eagles | Five players practice    Thu Sep 29, 03:54 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (concussion) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TE Clay Harbor (biceps), OT Winston Justice (knee) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 29.

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  Eagles | Four practice     Wed Sep 28, 03:58 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), WR Riley Cooper (concussion), OT Winston Justice (knee) and WR Steve E. Smith (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 28.

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  Eagles | Jason Avant leads reserve receivers    Sun Sep 25, 07:49 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Jason Avant had four receptions for 33 yards, while WR Steve E. Smith got onto the stat sheet with 27 yards on two receptions.

Footballguys view: Smith had a terrible drop in the red zone that led to an interception, and otherwise flopped in his first game vs. his old team, one that had him designated as a captain by the Eagles.

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  Eagles | 10 players listed as probable    Fri Sep 23, 06:38 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Riley Cooper (hamstring) and Steve E. Smith (knee), TEs Brent Celek (hip) and Clay Harbor (ankle), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Trent Cole (hand), LBs Akeem Jordan (shoulder) and Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 23. They are listed as probable for Week 3 and are expected to play.

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  Eagles | 11 practice    Thu Sep 22, 04:16 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), TE Brent Celek (hip), DL Trent Cole (hand), WR Riley Cooper (hamstring), TE Clay Harbor (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (shoulder), OT Winston Justice (knee), LB Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and QB Vince Young (hamstring) practiced in full Thursday, Sept. 22.

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  Eagles | 11 practice    Wed Sep 21, 04:16 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), TE Brent Celek (hip), DL Trent Cole (hand), WR Riley Cooper (hamstring), TE Clay Harbor (ankle), LB Akeem Jordan (shoulder), OT Winston Justice (knee), LB Brian Rolle (quadriceps), CB Asante Samuel (finger), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and QB Vince Young (hamstring) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 21.

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  Eagles | Reserve wideouts on stat sheet    Mon Sep 19, 12:05 AM

Philadelphia Eagles WRs Jason Avant and Steve E. Smith each posted 29 receiving yards in Week 2 against the Atlanta Falcons.

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  Eagles | Four expected to play Week 2    Fri Sep 16, 06:54 PM

Updating a previous report, Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith (knee), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Juqua Parker (foot) and FS Nate Allen (knee) are expected to play in Week 2. All four are listed as probable for Week 2.

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  Eagles | Five practice in full    Fri Sep 16, 02:40 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), OT Winston Justice (knee), DL Juqua Parker (foot), CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (ankle) and WR Steve E. Smith (knee) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 16. Rodgers-Cromartie is listed as questionable for Week 2, while all the others are probable.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith could have expanded role    Fri Sep 16, 02:33 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith thinks he can be a useful contributor in the team's offense, and he said he has become more comfortable with increased repetitions in practice.

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  Eagles | Four fully practice    Thu Sep 15, 04:02 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith (knee), OT Winston Justice (knee), DE Juqua Parker (foot) and FS Nate Allen (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 15.

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  Eagles | Four practice in full    Wed Sep 14, 04:14 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), OT Winston Justice (knee), DL Juqua Parker (foot) and WR Steve E. Smith (knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Sept. 14.

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  Eagles | 11 probable for Week 1    Fri Sep 9, 03:23 PM

Philadelphia Eagles S Nate Allen (knee), DT Antonio Dixon (back), TE Clay Harbor (shoulder), OT Todd Herremans (back), S Jaiquawn Jarrett (quadriceps), OT Winston Justice (knee), DT Trevor Laws (hip), DE Juqua Parker (calf), CB Asante Samuel (shoulder), WR Steve E. Smith (knee) and OG Danny Watkins (foot) are all listed as probable for Week 1. All players practiced in full Friday, Sept. 9, except for Samuel, who was limited.

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  Eagles | Steve Smith expects to play Week 1    Fri Sep 9, 02:26 PM

Philadelphia Eagles WR Steve E. Smith (knee) said he expects to play Week 1 even if it is a limited role. Head coach Andy Reid said there is chance Smith plays in the game.

Footballguys view: The Eagles shouldn't rush Smith back if he is only going to be able to play a limited role. They already have a Steve Smith-lite in jason Avant.

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