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Redskins' Marcus Smith: Logs tackle Thursday
Smith (hamstring/groin) compiled one tackle during Thursday's 23-13 preseason loss to the Bengals.
Smith looks fully recovered from his hamstring and groin injuries. He played 39 snaps on defense Thursday. The 2014 first-round pick is battling for a depth role in Washington.... See More ... See Less
Redskins' Marcus Smith: Held out Wednesday
Smith (hamstring/groin) was unable to participate in Wednesday's practice, JP Finlay of NBC Sports Washington reports.
It's unclear how Smith picked up the injury, but it's serious enough to hold him out of practice. The 2014 first-round pick will miss out on valuable snaps in the meantime, as he battles for a depth role in Washington's defense for 2019.... See More ... See Less
Redskins' Marcus Smith: Rejoins Washington
Smith signed a contract with the Redskins on Thursday.
Smith was waived by Washington on Dec. 15, but he now rejoins the team's active roster following the placement of Colt McCoy (lower leg) on injured reserve. The 26-year-old will serve a depth role during Sunday's tilt against the Eagles.... See More ... See Less
Marcus Smith: Let go by Washington
Smith was waived by the Redskins on Saturday.
Smith signed with the Redskins in early December and he saw three defensive snaps in last week's loss to the Giants. The 26-year-old will have to hope to latch on elsewhere for the closing stages of the season.... See More ... See Less
Redskins' Marcus Smith: Signs with Washington
Smith signed a contract with the Redskins on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Smith was released by the Seahawks in August and hasn't appeared in an NFL game since 2017. He'll likely provide depth on the defensive line behind Matthew Ioannidis (shin).... See More ... See Less
Marcus Smith: Let go by Seahawks
Smith (hamstring) was released by the Seahawks on Friday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Smith has been nursing a hamstring injury since late July and was expected to be given a chance to fight for a final roster spot until the end of camp. The current severity of his injury is unclear, but once healthy, he should have the chance to latch onto another team's preseason roster.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Nursing hamstring injury
Smith missed Tuesday's practice due to tightness in his hamstring, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.
Smith's injury appears to be quite mild, but the Seahawks are electing to proceed cautiously with the former first-rounder at this point of training camp. Smith has logged 2.5 sacks in each of the past two seasons, but he'll still be battling for a roster spot until the regular season begins.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Played with torn ligaments in foot
Smith announced on his Twitter account that he played with a torn ligament in his foot last season.
Smith played through the injury, logging 15 tackles (nine solo), 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pass defensed in 14 games. The Seahawks have spent the offseason retooling their defensive line, and Smith could play an expanded role next year if he can return to full strength.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Inks one year deal
Smith re-signed to a one-year deal with the Seahawks on Thursday, Michael-Shawn Dugar of SeattlePi.com reports.
After spending his first three seasons in Philadelphia, Smith signed with the Seahawks last season and went on to record 15 tackles (nine solo), 2.5 sacks, two forced fumbles and a pass defensed in 14 games. Given the departure of Michael Bennett and the uncertainty surrounding Cliff Avril (neck), Smith could be in line for a major increase in reps next season.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Expected to play in Week 14
Smith (ankle) was a full participant at Friday's practice and heads into the weekend without an injury designation, John Boyle of Seahawks.com reports.
Smith's minor ankle injury kept him sidelined during practice earlier in the week, but he's slated to suit up in Week 14 after logging a full practice Friday. He'll provide depth at defensive end behind starters Michael Bennett and Frank Clark.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Full participant Thursday
Smith (concussion) was a full participant in practice Thursday, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Smith sat out last Thursday's win over the Cardinals due to a concussion he suffered a week prior. However, the defensive end was able to return to the field this week given the extended time off. Look for him to return to his rotational role on the defensive line this Monday night against the Falcons.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Ruled out Thursday
Smith (concussion) was ruled out for Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Smith suffered the concussion in Sunday's loss to the Redskins, and the quick turnaround for Thursday's game was always a longshot. Quinton Jefferson and recent free agent addition Dwight Freeney should both see increased workloads, as well as Dion Jordan, who was freshly activated off the Reserve/Non-Football injury list.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Unlikely to play Thursday
Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Smith (concussion) is not expected to play in Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Michael-Shawn Dugar of SeattlePI.com reports.
Smith suffered a concussion in Sunday's loss to the Redskins and was unable to return. Now, with the Seahawks facing a short week of preparation, Carroll does not anticipate the defensive end being fully cleared in just three days. In Smith's likely absence, Dwight Freeney could be called upon to take on a larger role on the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Doubtful to return with head injury
Smith is being evaluated for a concussion and is doubtful to return to Sunday's game against the Redskins.
Smith's doubtful designation makes a concussion seem more likely than not. If he is forced to miss the rest of the game, newly acquired Dwight Freeney could be asked to step into a larger role along the Seahawks' defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Avoids injury designation
Smith (ankle) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Redskins, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Smith did not practice this week until putting in a full session on Friday, but it was enough to avoid the questionable tag. The 25-year-old saw a similar snap count to new addition Dwight Freeney in Sunday's win over the Texans, and his role is unlikely to change drastically without an injury on the Seahawks' defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Marcus Smith: Questionable for Sunday
Smith (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Texans, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Smith's only practice participation this week came in a limited session Thursday. The 25-year-old's prospects for playing time have taken a hit anyhow due to the addition of veteran Dwight Freeney, but he should still serve as a reserve defensive end when healthy.... See More ... See Less
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