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AFC South Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 12-5-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
3-3-0 4-13-0
1-5-0 3-14-0

2021 Defensive

Total Tackles
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
Forced Fumbles
Regular Season 13 0 0 0 0.0

Top Tremon Smith News

  • Texans' Tremon Smith: Gets turn at running back

    Smith did not have a kick return and had one carry as a running back for seven yards in Sunday's 41-29 win over the Chargers.

    Smith is a cornerback by trade as well as a kick returner, but he successfully lobbied Houston's coaches to try him at running back Sunday, per Aaron Wilson of 790 AM SportsTalk. His one carry was a significant one, a red zone touch that preceded four straight handoffs to Rex Burkhead, who eventually scored a touchdown. "We knew we were going to run some outside stuff on this team and we knew speed was important," Texans coach David Culley said. "Tremon runs very well and he's been asking for that anyway. So, we use him in that situation and obviously he helped us today." The Chargers wisely avoided kicking to Smith, who scored a touchdown last week on a kickoff return, and booted five kickoffs for touchbacks. The one kick in play was a pooch kick that landed nowhere near Smith. Burkhead is the established No. 1 running at this stage of the season, but Houston has just one back, Scottie Phillips (ankle), under contract next season. That means Smith could get work on offense over the final two games with an eye toward some type of role there next season.

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  • Texans' Tremon Smith: Scores on kick return

    Smith had a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in Sunday's 30-16 win over the Jaguars. He finished with 121 return yards on two kicks.

    After the Jaguars responded to Houston's opening-drive touchdown with a field goal, Smith grabbed back the momentum with his electrifying kick return. It was the first touchdown in 66 career kickoff returns for Smith, who is averaging 29 yards per return for Houston in 2021.

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  • Texans' Tremon Smith: Inks extension

    Smith signed a one-year, $1.6 million extension with the Texans on Friday, Brooks Kubena of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Smith is a reserve cornerback who's primarily played on special teams, most notably serving as the top kick returner after Houston released return specialist Andre Roberts mid-October. Over the last five games, the four-year veteran has returned six kicks for 156 yards, including a 28-yard kickoff return in last Sunday's lost to the Jets that set up a potential scoring opportunity in the fourth quarter.

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  • Texans' Tremon Smith: Signs with Houston

    Smith is signing a one-year contract worth up to $1.13 million with the Texans, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Smith is a nice back-of-the-roster piece, as he can play cornerback and also contribute on special teams as a return man. He spent last season with the Colts, appearing in 10 games.

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  • Colts' Tremon Smith: Called up

    Smith was elevated to the Colts' active roster Tuesday.

    Smith spent time with the Eagles and Colts this offseason before signing with the Colts' practice squad the first week of September. Smith has played in 22 career games (one start) in his time with the Eagles, Packers and Chiefs. He has experience as a kick returner and could be a special teams contributor in Indianapolis.

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  • Colts' Tremon Smith: Links up with Colts

    Smith signed a contract with Indianapolis on Sunday.

    The Colts waived Kendall Coleman to make room for Smith on the roster. Smith played a special-teams role across seven games with the Packers and one game with the Chiefs last season.

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  • Tremon Smith: Let go by Eagles

    Smith was waived by the Eagles on Sunday, Eliot Shorr-Parks of Sports Radio 94 WIP Philadelphia reports.

    Smith spent time on Philadelphia's practice squad last season, while also appearing in seven games with the Packers and one game with the Chiefs. The 2018 sixth-round pick will look to catch on in a depth capacity with another club.

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  • Tremon Smith: Heads to Philly

    Smith signed with the Eagles' practice squad Wednesday.

    Smith was waived by the Packers on Monday and made it through waivers unclaimed. The 23-year-old worked as Green Bay's return man before being let go, and he figures to provide depth for that position in Philadelphia.

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  • Tremon Smith: Waived by Packers

    Smith was waived by the Packers on Monday, Jim Owczarski of reports.

    The Packers remarkably have accrued a negative total of punt return yardage through 11 games. Smith was brought in last month to help resolve the issue, but things have remained the same. Thus, the team has opted to move on and give Tyler Ervin a chance.

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  • Packers' Tremon Smith: Full participant all week

    Smith has cleared the league's concussion protocol, Olivia Reiner of The Journal Sentinel reports.

    A full participant all week at practice, Smith is officially out of the league's concussion protocol and appears set to take the field Sunday against the 49ers. The 23-year-old cornerback will feature primarily on special teams and therefore carries very little fantasy value in IDP formats.

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  • Packers' Tremon Smith: Practices fully

    Smith (concussion) was a full practice participant Wednesday.

    Smith suffered the concussion Week 10 versus the Panthers but appears good to go coming out of the bye week. It's not clear if the 23-year-old has fully cleared the concussion protocol, but he seems to be on the right track.

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  • Packers' Tremon Smith: Being checked for concussion

    Smith is being evaluated for a concussion during Sunday's game against the Panthers, Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette reports.

    Smith was injured while making a tackle on a second-quarter kickoff. It seems unlikely he returns to this contest, and Tramon Williams is slotting in as the team's main return man.

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  • Packers' Tremon Smith: Bumps to active roster

    The Packers promoted Smith to the 53-man roster Tuesday, Rob Demovsky of reports.

    The Packers tried out Chandon Sullivan as a kick returner in this past Sunday's win over the Chiefs, but they apparently weren't thrilled about his production and will retry Smith. Despite playing in just two games with the Packers, he has the team's best kick return (25 yards) this year. Look for him to field kicks immediately in Week 9 against the Chargers.

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  • Tremon Smith: Let go by Packers

    The Packers waived Smith on Monday, Matt Schneidman of The Athletic reports.

    Smith suited up in three games with the Packers but only served on special teams, primarily as a return man. If he goes unclaimed on waivers, Smith will likely land on the Packers' practice squad.

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  • Packers' Tremon Smith: Lands in Green Bay

    Smith was claimed off waivers by the Packers on Monday, Terez A. Paylor of Yahoo Sports reports.

    Smith was waived by the Chiefs on Saturday and didn't spend long looking for a new team. The 2018 sixth-round pick projects to provide the Packers with depth in the secondary.

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  • Tremon Smith: Cut by Chiefs

    Smith was waived by the Chiefs on Saturday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    The Chiefs are running thin at wide receiver depth due to injuries, and Smith was the odd man out in favor of adding depth at the position. The 23-year-old suited up for 14 games during his rookie season in Kansas City last year. Assuming he clears waivers, he figures to be a candidate to land on the practice squad.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-11, 190 lbs
Birthplace: Anniston, AL
Age: 25
School: Cent. Arkansas
Experience: 5