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New York Jets ahead of the game for Tuesday’s cuts

When it came to cutting their roster down to 75 players, the New York Jets wanted to get a head start. That cut was due by Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET, but the team started by cutting seven players Saturday to thin the roster down from 88 to 81 players. The Jets cut RB Michael Smith, OL Bruce Campbell, Patrick Ford and Markus Zusevics, LB Steele Divitto, kicker Andrew Furney and punter...
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jets Signing RB Michael Smith

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Jets are signing former Buccaneers RB Michael Smith to a contract. Smith, 25, was a seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers out of Utah State back in 2012, but he was placed on waivers this past may. Smith appeared in just one game for the team during his rookie season and unfortunately suffered a season-ending injury at...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign LB Steven Jenkins, waive RB Michael Smith

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed Texas A&M linebacker Steven Jenkins, and waived running back Michael Smith, per Scott Smith. Jenkins was not among the 11 undrafted free agents the Bucs officially signed yesterday, but had previously been reported as one of the team's rookie free agent signings. Good Bull Hunting's Ranger222 described Askew as a "will linebacker...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Buccaneers Waive RB Michael Smith

  The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced that they have waived RB Michael Smith on Tuesday. Smith, 25, was a seventh-round pick of the Buccaneers out of Utah State back in 2012. He appeared in just one game for the team during his rookie season and unfortunately suffered a season-ending injury at the start of last year. Tampa Bay subsequently placed on him on injured reserve has...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs sign Temple running back Matt Brown

In an effort to improve on punt and kickoff returns, the Bucs officially announced today the signing of Temple running back/return specialist Matt Brown. The following is from the Buccaneers’ blog: Brown got the most out of his 5-5, 165-pound frame at Temple, both on offense and in the kick return game.  As a senior, he was named the Big East Special Teams Player of the Year after...
Via The Bay Cave
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign 2 7th-round draft picks

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed seventh-round draft picks Drake Dunsmore and Michael Smith to four-year contracts. Dunsmore is a tight end out of Northwestern selected No. 233 overall. Smith is a running back from Utah State who was the 212th pick. The Bucs also signed veteran free agent cornerback Derrick Roberson and defensive end Hilee Taylor on Monday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Buccaneers sign seventh-rounders Dunsmore, Smith

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers signed their seventh-round draft picks, running back Michael Smith and tight end Drake Dunsmore. Smith rushed for 870 yards as a senior at Utah State last season. Dunsmore was a "super back" at Northwestern, lining up across the formation -- at fullback, H-back and in motion as a flexed tight end -- in the Wildcats' passing offense. He caught...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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