Smith had eight tackles and a tackle for a loss in Sunday's win at Tennessee.
Smith could have had a bigger day but an interception was needlessly erased by a late hit penalty on the quarterback. Smith should get plenty of chances to have his takeaways count this season as he's one of the top ball hawking safeties in the league.
Smith was originally on track to become an unrestricted free agent following the 2016 season, but Minnesota secured their star safety through 2021 with a five-year extension. Throughout 13 games during the 2015 season the 27-year-old racked up 66 tackles, 1.5 sacks, two interceptions, and took one of those the distance for a touchdown.
Smith returned after missing three of the last four games with hamstring issues, and he provided a big boost to the
Harrison Smith (knee/hamstring) is active for Sunday's game versus the Giants.
Absent in three of the past four outings due to a number of lower-body injuries, Smith will return to cover free safety, from which he's supplied 56 tackles (42 solo), one sack, one interception, and one forced fumble in 11 contests.
Harrison Smith (hamstring) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Giants.
Smith missed the last couple games with his hamstring injury, but he is ready to return to action in Week 16. He has been quiet in the IDP categories of late -- his last sack came in Week 7, and his last interception came in Week 4.
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