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EVAN DIETRICH-SMITH RUMORS

Tampa Bay Buccaneers sign C Evan Dietrich-Smith

Evan Dietrich-Smith took over as the starting center from Jeff Saturday late in the 2012 season and played solid in limited action and then graded out as Pro Football Focus’ 8th ranked center in 2013 in his first full season as a starter. He’s still just a one year wonder, but this deal is a steal, getting him for under 4 million dollars per year. I can’t believe the Packers...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Dietrich-Smith Signs With The Buccaneers

Packers C Evan Dietrich-Smith Tom Silverstein has been a busy guy, first reporting on the resigning of defensive end/nose tackle BJ Raji and now reporting that center Evan Dietrich-Smith has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.   #Packers lose their first free agent. C Evan Dietrich-Smith is signing with Tampa Bay, according to an NFL source. — Tom Silverstein (@TomSilverstein...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers Free Agent C Evan Dietrich-Smith Visiting With The Buccaneers

  Pro Football Talk first reported that Packers free agent C Evan Dietrich-Smith will visit with the Buccaneers. Dietrich-Smith, 28, proved to be one of the better centers in the league this season.  Green Bay has done a good job of acquiring quality depth on the offensive line, and re-signing Dietrich-Smith would finalize the rebuilding process. The Buccaneers are in the process...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent Dietrich-Smith will let free agency play out

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Most Green Bay Packers players who are about to hit free agency find some way of publicly stating that their preference is to re-sign with the team. James Jones did just that this year, as did John Kuhn and Mike Neal. Whether they truly meant it or just found it to be the best thing to say in the situation, the three of them represent the vast majority. Evan Dietrich...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay C Dietrich-Smith injured against Lions

Green Bay center Evan Dietrich-Smith has left its game at Detroit with a knee injury, and his return is questionable. Dietrich-Smith is the lineman who was stomped on by Detroit's Ndamukong Suh in a Thanksgiving game two years ago. On Thursday, he appeared to have his right foot stepped on by a teammate while blocking near the end of the second quarter. After remaining down...
Via AP on Fox
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Dietrich-Smith to remain with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith has signed his one-year restricted free-agent tender. Dietrich-Smith was given the lowest qualifying offer, which carries a value of 1.323 million. Though Green Bay had a right to match any offer to Dietrich-Smith, there would have been no compensation associated with it if another team had successfully signed him...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Veteran center Jeff Saturday will retire after Pro Bowl

Jeff Saturday has provided snaps for two of  the best quarterbacks in the game in Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers. He has a Super Bowl ring and multiple Pro Bowls under his belt. After 14 seasons he’s ready to call it a career. Please Click Here To Read This Story The post Veteran center Jeff Saturday will retire after Pro Bowl appeared first on Players View Dot Net
Via Players View
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers bench center Jeff Saturday

The Green Bay Packers have decided to bench veteran center Jeff Saturday in favor of Evan Dietrich-Smith, which shouldn’t be a surprise since they’re a team that’s always looking for younger players to make an impact. At the podium Friday, coach Mike McCarthy said Evan Dietrich-Smith would start at center against the Tennessee Titans. And moments later at his locker, five-time...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Dietrich-Smith: 'He's a good football player'

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Lions defensive star Ndamukong Suh wasn't contrite in the immediate hours after stomping on the arm of Packers offensive line Evan Dietrich-Smith during the Thanksgiving Day game between the two NFC playoff-bound teams. But apparently he had a change of heart a few days later. Dietrich-Smith revealed Wednesday that Suh called him to apologize once the stomp...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 28, 2011  |  Discuss

Evan Dietrich-Smith Calls Ndamukong Suh Shoelace Report a ‘Lie’ and ‘Fabrication’

Earlier on Thursday, we shared the story from former Packers player Matt Brock who says Ndamukong Suh may have stomped on Evan Dietrich-Smith because he was frustrated after having his shoelaces untied by the Packers guard all game. Brock says current Packers offensive line coach, James Campen, told him that was part of their plan [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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