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Week 1 vs. HOU
Rushing: 1 / 15 / 0
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 1 targets
Smith was barely targeted in the passing game, but he did have a nice run on an end around.
Week 2 vs. NE
Rushing: 1 / 7 / 0
Smith got another call on an end around, and converted another first down, but he's just a novelty player right now.
Week 3 vs. TEN
Receiving: 2 / 18 / 0 on 2 targets
Smith had a nice catch that he absorbed a big hit to make, and he also made a huge play on special teams to keep Ryan Mouton at bay while his teammates recovered Mouton's muffed punt.
Week 4 vs. NO
Rushing: 2 / 20 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 4 / 0 on 3 targets
Brad Smith was inserted in to the 3WR set and one reception (4 yards) to show for his efforts. He was also targeted in the endzone from the Jets' 20 yard line but could not make the reception. Smith also had an 18 yard rush around the end on a handoff from Leon Washington out of the Wildcat formation. Later in the drive, Smith received a direct snap himself and rushed around the right end for a 2 yard gain. The Jets quick-pace, Wildcat look was abruptly stopped when Sanchez threw an interception immediately after Smith's direct snap rush.
Week 5 vs. MIA
Rushing: 1 / 12 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 19 / 0 on 2 targets
Smith made a few important plays early. He had a nice gain on a short pass by breaking the initial tackle during the Jets first touchdown drive. He also broke a tackle when he got the ball on the Jets second successful fake punt of the game. Smith got an end zone on a fade that he laid out to catch, but Sanchez threw the ball out of bounds. Smith would be in line for more work with Cotchery's injury problems, but he also left with a foot injury. We are waiting for more information on the extent of the injury.
Week 13 vs. BUF
Rushing: 1 / 21 / 0
Smith looked electric on a speedy 22 yard end around in the first quarter. He also contributed with a couple nice returns in the kicking game. The Jets need to figure out a way to get the ball in Smith's hands more often as he continues to show breakaway speed and big play potential.
Week 14 vs. TB
Passing: 1 - 1, 27 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 5 / 16 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 4 / 0 on 2 targets
Smith is evolving into an excellent utility player for the Jets. He threw a pass to Eric Smith to convert a fake punt, he ran a few option plays and a few wildcat snaps (including a nice run in the red zone), he was targeted a few times as a receiver, and he even had a nice return as the upback on a punt.
Week 15 vs. ATL
Rushing: 1 / 8 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 18 / 0 on 2 targets
Smith reprised his utility role, with a few wildcat/option snaps, a few catches, and a nice kickoff return. He has the talent to do more, but the Jets have three good passing targets ahead of him in the progressions.
Week 16 vs. IND
Rushing: 2 / 16 / 0
Smith's major contribution was his 105-yard kickoff return touchdown. He also rushed the ball twice in the fourth quarter, with some success.
Week 17 vs. CIN
Rushing: 4 / 92 / 1
Smith was used frequently under center and in shotgun formation, both in the Wildcat and with Matt Sanchez on the sidelines. He cut back behind his pulling offensive lineman for a 57-yard gain on his first snap, then later ran the option successfully on two snaps, one a 32-yard touchdown run.
Week 20 vs. IND
Passing: 1 - 1, 45 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Receiving: 2 / 7 / 0 on 3 targets
Smith's main contribution was surprisingly as a quarterback --- when he found a wide open Jerricho Cotchery on a fake option play, for a 45 yard gain. He also made two receptions, for short gains.