Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith
25-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Injury Suspension
2019 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Ryan Smith in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
$Signed a four-year, $2.93 million contract with the Buccaneers in May of 2016.
Suspended four games
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
July 10, 2019
Smith received a four-game suspension from the NFL on Wednesday for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
Smith played all 16 games last season, shifting in and out of the starting lineup depending on the health of Tampa Bay's other cornerbacks. Greg Auman of The Athletic believes the suspension could jeopardize Smith's place on the 53-man roster, but the 25-year-old will at least be able to participate in training camp and preseason games to make his case.
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Measurables Review
How do Ryan Smith's measurables compare to other cornerbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
5' 11"
189 lbs
40-Yard Dash
4.47 sec
Shuttle Time
4.09 sec
Cone Drill
6.88 sec
Vertical Jump
36.0 in
Broad Jump
122 in
Bench Press
18 reps
Hand Length
8.88 in
Arm Length
30.50 in
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Week 16: Gameday Injuries
Week 16: Gameday Injuries
December 24, 2017
December 24, 2017
With a host of notable absences at key positions and one very important return from suspension, Week 16 offers no shortage of important fantasy headlines. Juan Carlos Blanco guides you through the injury landscape heading into a crucial Week 16.
2018 Fantasy Outlook
A 2016 fourth-round pick, Smith has found a way to not only stick on the roster, but actually play a prominent role. The North Carolina Central alum posted 62 tackles (51 solo), three forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and five passes defensed over 15 games last season, initially entering the starting lineup due to Brent Grimes' shoulder injury and subsequently hanging on to a first-unit role after a right hamstring issue ended Vernon Hargreaves' season Week 10. With both players back in 2018, it remains to be seen exactly how Smith will be deployed. With Hargreaves having underachieved in his first two seasons, Smith could make a strong case for playing time during training camp and preseason, and at a minimum looks perfectly capable of staking a claim to the third cornerback spot.
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Starting corner in Week 13
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
December 2, 2018
Smith will start at cornerback in Week 13 against the Panthers, with Brent Grimes (knee), Carlton Davis (knee) and M.J. Stewart (foot) all inactive, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.
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Logs six stops in Week 6 start
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
October 16, 2018
Smith posted six solo tackles in the Buccaneers' 34-29 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.
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Earns start Sunday
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
October 14, 2018
Smith will start at cornerback in place of the injured Carlton Davis (groin) in Sunday's game against the Falcons, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
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Team-leading tackle total in Week 2
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
September 18, 2018
Smith logged nine tackles (seven solo) and two passes defensed in the Buccaneers' 27-21 win over the Eagles on Sunday.
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Four tackles in opener
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
September 12, 2018
Smith totaled four solo tackles, defensed a pass, and recovered a fumble during the Buccaneers' 48-40 win over the Saints in Week 1.
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