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Tye Smith: Let loose by Minnesota
Smith was released by the Vikings on Monday, Craig Peters of the team's official site reports.
Smith re-upped with Minnesota in March after spending much of last year on the team's practice squad. The 29-year-old cornerback recorded six tackles over five contests in 2022, though all 17 of his defensive snaps came in a Week 17 loss to Green Bay. Smith will now look to carve out a larger role elsewhere heading into the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Tye Smith: Back with Vikings
Smith re-signed with the Vikings on Monday.
Smith spent the majority of the 2021 season on Minnesota's practice squad, though he did appear in five games while serving primarily on special teams. He should maintain a similar role in 2022.... See More ... See Less
Tye Smith: Restored to practice squad
Smith was restored to the Vikings' practice squad from the practice squad COVID-19 list Wednesday.
Smith has appeared in three games for the Vikings this season. Now healthy, he'll look to work his way back to the active roster from the practice squad.... See More ... See Less
Tye Smith: Placed on Vikings' COVID list
Smith (undisclosed) was put on the Vikings' practice squad COVID list Thursday.
Smith will now be required to be away from the team until he can clear the league's protocols surrounding COVID-19. After appearing in his first game with the team since Week 10 last week, the cornerback will likely miss Week 16.... See More ... See Less
Tye Smith: Let go by Minnesota
The Vikings released Smith on Tuesday, Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.
Smith signed a contract with the Vikings in June and was expected to make an impact on special teams if he made Minnesota's initial 53-man roster. Although he didn't get the roster spot he hoped for, Smith figures to join another team before the start of the season.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' Tye Smith: Inks contract with Vikings
Smith agreed to a contract with Minnesota on Wednesday, NFL reporter Josina Anderson reports.
The veteran cornerback spent last season in Tennessee, supplying 15 tackles (11) solo and a pass breakup across 12 games. If he makes Minnesota's final 53-man roster following the preseason, Smith will likely make his biggest impact on special teams. He's played a total of 449 special-teams snaps over the past three seasons.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Back from injured reserve
Smith (shoulder) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
The 27-year-old has been on injured reserve the past three weeks but is cleared to retake the field for Week 12. Smith began the season mostly playing special teams, but he played 20-plus defensive snaps in two of his last three games before going down with the shoulder injury.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Designated for return
Smith (shoulder) was moved to the Titans' Designated for Return list on Tuesday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Smith will now have a 21-day window to be activated from injured reserve or he will revert back to the list for the remainder of the season. The cornerback has missed the past four games due to a lingering shoulder issue. Before he went down, Smith recorded nine tackles (seven solo) across six games in a limited defensive role.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Status uncertain for Sunday
Smith (shoulder) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Bears, Jim Wyatt of the Titans' official site reports.
Smith sat out last week's loss to the Bengals, but he was a full participant during the Wednesday and Thursday practice sessions. However, he may have suffered a setback, as he was listed as a nonparticipant during Friday's session. He's trending in the wrong direction going into the weekend. If he's able to suit up, his role on defense will be limited, though, especially if Adoree' Jackson (knee) is activated from IR.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Sent to IR
The Titans placed Smith (shoulder) on injured reserve Saturday, Jim Wyatt of the team's official site reports.
Smith missed last week's loss to Cincinnati, and now he'll be shut down for at least three more weeks. The addition of Desmond King via trade from the Chargers should ease the burden of Smith's absence, and Adoree' Jackson's (knee) hopeful return to action Week 10 should be a major boost as well.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Back to work Wednesday
Smith (shoulder) was a full participant for Wednesday's practice, John Glennon of The Athletic reports.
Smith was forced to miss last week's game against Cincinnati with the shoulder issue, but he appears on track for Week 9. The Towson product has provided depth at cornerback, logging nine tackles (seven solo) across six games this season. Now healthy, look for Smith to assume his usual depth role in Sunday's game against Chicago.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Out against Bengals
Smith (shoulder) is inactive Week 8 in Cincinnati.
After only logging one limited practice session this week, Smith will effectively miss his first game of the season. He had worked his way into meaningful reps since getting signed off the practice squad in September, and was even coming off a season-high four combined tackles last week in Pittsburgh. While his absence hurts the depth of the Tennessee secondary, the Titans still have top corners Malcolm Butler and Johnathan Joseph to lean on.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Receives promotion Monday
The Titans elevated Smith to the active roster Monday, Field Yates of ESPN reports.
With Adoree' Jackson (knee) being placed on injured reserve Monday, Smith will add depth to the cornerback corps. Since Jackson is required to miss three games, Smith could retain this role for the rest of September and possibly beyond. However, he'll likely stick to special teams in Monday's matchup versus the Broncos.... See More ... See Less
Tye Smith: Ousted by Tennessee
The Titans released Smith on Saturday, Paul Kuharsky of 104.5 The Zone Nashville reports.
Smith appeared in nine games with the Titans last season, contributing on special teams while also playing a reserve defensive role. The 27-year-old will look to earn a similar gig elsewhere.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Rejoins Tennessee
Smith signed a one-year contract with the Titans on Tuesday, James Palmer of NFL Network reports.
The 26-year-old appeared in nine games for the Titans last season and totaled 26 tackles and two forced fumbles. Smith split his time between defense and special teams, and he figures to fill a similar role in 2020, assuming he makes the 53-man roster.... See More ... See Less
Titans' Tye Smith: Makes impact late in season
Smith tallied 26 tackles and two forced fumbles across nine games for the Titans in 2019.
Smith was cut and re-joined the team in early November, but he made an impact late in the season. After failing to log a single defensive snap for the first 11 games of the campaign, he stepped up in the absence of Adoree' Jackson and Malcolm Butler (wrist). Smith will enter the offseason as an unrestricted free agent, so it remains to be seen where he'll land for the 2020 season.... See More ... See Less
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