Elerson Smith

23-Year-Old LinebackerLB
IR
Injury Neck
Est. Return 3/1/2022
2021 Fantasy Outlook
A fourth-round pick, Smith signed with the Giants in May and projects as an edge rusher who could see significant snaps if Lorenzo Carter isn't fully up to speed after tearing his Achilles last year. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $4.24 million contract with the Giants in May of 2021.
Lands on IR
LBNew York Giants
Neck
January 6, 2022
The Giants placed Smith (neck) on injured reserve Wednesday.
ANALYSIS
Smith's second stint on IR rules him out for Week 18's season finale against Washington. The 2021 fourth-round pick ends his rookie season with eight tackles (two solo) and one forced fumble across eight appearances.
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Snap Distribution / Depth Chart
Snap Counts
Snap %
New York GiantsGiants 2021 LB Snap Distribution See more data like this | See last season's snap counts
#% of Team Snaps

106989%
65100%
75563%
3858%
60450%
4671%
45938%
35%
39233%
3351%
17615%
00%
17615%
00%
15012%
4569%
13912%
00%
1079%
2437%
423%
00%
383%
00%
101%
00%
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Measurables Review
How do Elerson Smith's measurables compare to other linebackers?
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.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
6' 6"
 
Weight
252 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.75 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.39 sec
 
Cone Drill
7.11 sec
 
Vertical Jump
41.5 in
 
Broad Jump
127 in
 
Bench Press
26 reps
 
Hand Length
10.25 in
 
Arm Length
34.00 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Elerson Smith
Target Breakdown: Week 6 WR/TE Recap & Week 7 Sleepers
102 days ago
It was a rough week for pass catchers around the league, but Washington's Ricky Seals-Jones looks like a solid TE1 until Logan Thomas returns from a hamstring injury.
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Activated Saturday
LBNew York Giants
November 6, 2021
Smith (hamstring) was activated from injured reserve Saturday, Dan Salomone of the Giants' official site reports.
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Designated for return from IR
LBNew York Giants
Hamstring
October 18, 2021
Smith (hamstring) has been designated to return from injured reserve, Ryan Dunleavy of the New York Post reports.
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Placed on IR
LBNew York Giants
Hamstring
September 3, 2021
The Giants placed Smith (hamstring) on injured reserve Wednesday, Michael Eisen of Giants.com reports.
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Misses practice Monday
LBNew York Giants
Hamstring
August 11, 2021
Smith (hamstring) was unable to practice Monday, Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News reports.
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Heading to Big Apple
LBNew York Giants
May 1, 2021
The Giants selected Smith in the fourth round of the 2021 NFL Draft, 116th overall.
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