Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 11/12/13
Chip Kelly is churning the bottom of the roster again, and if Brad Smith has anything close to his prime-time talent still left in the tank, this could be a very nice move. Smith was released off Injured Reserve by the Buffalo Bills a few days ago. He had thought he might be picked up by the Jets, the team that drafted him out of Missouri in the 4th Round way back in 2006. But the Eagles made an offer and now, assuming he has passed his physical, he's a new roster asset for the Chippah as a return specialist, a wide receiver and a sometimes-quarterback...Smith has averaged 25.7 yards on kickoff returns with four touchdowns during an eight-year career with the New York Jets and Bills. He has five career TDs receiving, four rushing and one passing. Smith injured his ribs in the final preseason game. At 6-2 and 213, Smith brings some size as well as speed (4.46 time in the '40) to the depth at wideout, too. In fact, the guy he replaces on the roster is wide receiver B.J....
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