Ryan Smith
Ryan Smith
26-Year-Old CornerbackCB
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
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.
Officially activated
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
October 5, 2019
Smith, who has completed his season-opening four-game suspension, was activated from the exempt list Saturday and is eligible to play versus the Saints on Sunday, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.
ANALYSIS
The move also means Smith now officially takes up a spot on the 53-man roster, which led to linebacker Demone Harris being waived Saturday. Smith's biggest impact versus the Saints could well come on special teams, where he's been a fixture the last two seasons. He'll also slot into a reserve cornerback role and will look to build on the 102 career tackles, one interception, 11 defensed passes, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries he's accumulated over his first three seasons.
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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.
Height
5' 11"
 
Weight
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
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Ryan Smith
IDP Analysis: Players Who Will or May Miss Time
63 days ago
Jim Coventry runs down the list of IDPs who likely will miss time this season, whether it be to injury or suspension, as is the case with Patrick Peterson who is suspended for six games.
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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Eligible to return Week 5
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
September 30, 2019
Smith has completed his four-game suspension and is eligible to rejoin the Buccaneers, Scott Smith of the team's official site reports.
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Suspended four games
CBTampa Bay Buccaneers
Suspension
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.
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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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