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Top Donovan Smith News

  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Out Sunday

    Smith (elbow) is inactive Sunday against the Packers, Greg Auman of The Athletic reports.

    Smith logged a limited practice Thursday, but followed that up with a DNP on Friday. He'll miss his second consecutive game and work to return in Week 4 against the Chiefs. In his absence, Brandon Walton should get the start left tackle.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Not likely for Week 3

    Smith (elbow) is doubtful for Sunday's matchup against the Packers.

    Smith practiced in limited fashion Thursday only to be sidelined Friday. That suggests he'll be out for the second consecutive game after suffering an injury in Tampa Bay's Week 1 victory over Dallas. Brandon Walton appears poised to take over at left tackle.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Missing Week 2 game

    Smith (elbow) is inactive for Sunday's game in New Orleans.

    Smith had been listed as doubtful heading into the weekend after failing to practice in any fashion Wednesday through Friday, so it comes as little surprise that the left tackle won't be available for the Week 2 matchup. On a more fortunate note, right tackle Tristan Wirfs (abdomen) - who was listed as questionable - will suit up Sunday. Josh Wells is expected to step into the starting lineup to replace Smith and protect quarterback Tom Brady's blind side.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Not likely to play Sunday

    Smith (elbow) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Saints.

    Smith suffered a hyperextended elbow during the season opener, and it appears he'll be sidelined for at least one game. Josh Wells is the likely replacement.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Missing practice

    Smith (elbow) is not practicing Wednesday, Jenna Laine of reports.

    Smith hyperextended his elbow in Sunday's win over the Cowboys, forcing him out for the remainder of the game. The team's starting left tackle should be considered questionable for Week 2 against the Saints, while Josh Wells will likely draw the start if Smith is unable to go.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Suffers hyperextended elbow

    Smith hyperextended his elbow during Tampa Bay's 19-3 victory at Dallas Sunday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Coach Todd Bowles said Monday that how much pain Smith is able to tolerate will dictate the timetable for his return. It's good news for Tom Brady and the Bucs that Smith didn't suffer any structural damage and only figures to miss a few games, at most. Until he's ready to go again, Josh Wells will likely remain at left tackle, where he finished Sunday's game.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Ruled out for game

    Smith has been ruled out for the remainder of Sunday's game against the Cowboys due to an elbow injury, Doug Kyed of Pro Football Focus reports.

    Donovan sustained an elbow injury in the first half of Sunday's matchup and was ruled out for the game at halftime. Josh Wells entered the game at left tackle following Donovan's departure.

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  • Buccaneers' Donovan Smith: Earns big extension

    Smith agreed Wednesday with the Buccaneers on a two-year, $31.8 million extension, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.

    Smith's extension, which includes $30 million guaranteed, will keep him in Tampa Bay through 2023. Over six seasons with the Buccaneers to date, the left tackle has missed a total of two games.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 338 lbs
Birthplace: Hempstead, NY
Age: 29
School: Penn St.
Experience: 8