Smith was placed on the Reserve/Injured List, the team announced Wednesday.
Smith was placed on reserve while the team signed tight end Ryan O'Malley to the active roster. Smith was the team's best blocking tight end, so his absence is likely to affect the run game more than the passing game. Tight end Clive Walford will continue to see the majority of the team's reps at the position.
Smith is the
Smith's injury may also impact his status for the
Lee Smith (wrist) is active for Sunday's game against the Titans.
Smith missed last week's game against the Lions due to the wrist injury, marking the first time he's sat out all season. Although he'll be available Sunday, Smith won't see much activity as a receiver. He's yet to see more than two targets in any game this season.
Lee Smith (wrist) is listed as probable for Sunday's game in Tennessee.
A full participant throughout the week of practice, Smith doesn't seem to be in any danger of missing Sunday's game. He's mostly used as a blocker and only has 10 targets in nine games.
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