Alex Smith TE WAS 5 months ago

Smith signed with Washington on Tuesday, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Washington needs depth at tight end after Derek Carrier suffered a season-ending knee injury during Sunday's game against the Browns. Smith is an experienced blocking specialist, but he only has 163 receptions in 121 career games.

Alex Smith TE WAS 2 years ago

Bengals re-signed TE Alex Smith.

The Bengals actually left Smith's locker open, but they were waiting for him to recover from offseason wrist surgery. He'll chip in as an inline blocker and even line up as a fullback at times. Smith should be ready for camp.

Alex Smith TE WAS 2 years ago

Free agent TE Alex Smith has had conversations about re-signing with the Bengals.

Smith dislocated his wrist in the season finale and is still rehabbing the injury. Smith is merely a blocker at this stage of his career. He can also play some fullback.

Alex Smith TE WAS 3 years ago

Bengals signed TE Alex Smith.

Smith had an impact as a pass-catcher early on his career, hauling in 108 receptions over his first three NFL seasons. But over the last five years, he's turned into a blocking specialist and has caught a total of 52 passes. Smith is capable of chipping in at fullback and setting the edge in the run game.

Alex Smith TE WAS 3 years ago

The Bengals are "getting close" to signing free agent TE Alex Smith.

Smith would be brought in to block on the line of scrimmage, perhaps allowing Jermaine Gresham to flex out more. Smith turns 31 years old next month.

Alex Smith TE WAS 3 years ago

The Bengals will host TE Alex Smith for a free-agent visit on Wednesday.

Smith is a blocking specialist in the old Reggie Kelly mold. The Bengals have used a sixth offensive lineman in that role over the past few seasons.

Alex Smith TE WAS 3 years ago

ESPN Cleveland expects the Browns to allow free agent TEs Alex Smith and Ben Watson to walk.

As does the Cleveland Plain Dealer. New coach Rob Chudzinski makes heavy use of tight ends in his offense, but the Browns need to get younger and more explosive at the position. A blocking specialist, Smith has just 160 catches in eight seasons.

Alex Smith TE WAS 4 years ago

Alex Smith is now listed as the Browns' starting fullback on their official depth chart.