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Rams Sign FB/TE Brad Smelley

  The St. Louis Rams signed FB/TE Brad Smelley to a contract Monday, according to the NFL transaction release. Smelley, 25, was a seventh-round pick of the Browns back in 2012. He appeared in two games for Cleveland during his rookie season and caught one pass for 15 yards. The Browns waived him at the start of the 2013 season and he later caught on with the Texans. Smelley was...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Houston releases Brad Smelley, leaving Jay Prosch as Texans' only fullback

The Houston Texans waived former Alabama standout Brad Smelley on Tuesday, leaving Jay Prosch from Auburn as the only fullback on the NFL team's roster. The Cleveland Browns selected Smelley as a tight end in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft. He ended up on the Browns' practice squad until being activated on Dec. 10, 2012. The Browns released Smelley at the end of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Texans make a few roster moves today; Sign H-Back

The Houston Texans made a few more moves heading into training camp by releasing fullback Brad Smelley and defensive end Tim Jackson who were with the Texans throughout OTAs and mandatory mini-camp. The Texans have also brought back free agent tight end/ H-Back Chris Coyle who was originally signed after the NFL draft out of […] The post Texans make a few roster moves today; Sign...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrett Graham & Brad Smelley Placed on IR

 The Houston Texans have placed Tight Ends Garrett Graham and Brad Smelley on the injured reserve. Graham took over for Owen Daniels as the starter and posted 49 receptions for 545 yards and 5 touchdowns. Graham has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury which finally landed him on the injured reserve. Smelley was signed late in the season and placed on the 53 man roster...
Via State of the Texans
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans Promote Brad Smelley, Release Byrne

Brad Smelly The Houston Texans have promoted tight end Brad Smelley to the active roster and released Jake Byrne in the process. Smelley was signed to the Texans practice squad after being released by the St.Louis Rams a week after the signed him. Smelley has one career reception for the Cleveland Browns, and now with the Texans short players at tight end with the injuries to Owen...
Via State of the Texans
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans sign a fullback, release tight end

The Texans signed Brad Smelley to their active roster Friday. Smelley is a fullback from Alabama who played in two games for the Cleveland Browns last season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Worrying about the Browns tight end position after week one of training camp

The Browns came into training camp with six tight ends on the roster. That’s counting Brad Smelley as a tight end. Gone is last year’s top tight end and veteran leader Ben Watson. Also gone is Alex Smith, who was the best blocking tight end last season, but could also contribute in the passing game. Last season, Watson caught 49 passes for 501 yards and three touchdowns. Watson’s...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL News: Brad Smelley promoted by Browns

The Cleveland Browns have announced their promotion of fullback/tight end Brad Smelley from the practice squad, releasing defensive lineman Ronnie Cameron to make room on the roster. Brandon Weeden has his pass-catching college teammate in Josh Cooper, so it only makes sense that Trent Richardson gets his lead blocker. Drafted by the club in the seventh round (247th overall) of this...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 11, 2012  |  1 Comment

While We’re Waiting… Smelley over Marecic, LeBron’s struggles and ‘What If’

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at “Free safety Eric Hagg, a seventh-round pick from a year ago, looks like the most improved player on the team. He’s running with the first team, and he isn’t close...
Via Waiting For Next Year
June 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Getting to know your new Cleveland Browns: Brad Smelley

With this edition of “Getting to Know,” we turn to Chris Brown of Smart Football fame. Chris covers football at all levels — history, philosophy, Xs and Os — and was the author of several poignant Alabama-related pieces over at Grantland. Today, we are pleased to provide his take on the Browns’ seventh-round pick, Brad Smelley. How would you characterize Brad’s college...
Via Waiting For Next Year
May 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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