player photo

37 Derron Smith DB

Key Stats
GPTCKLSACKSINTTDSFF

Player Updates

April 5, 2019 11:48 PM
Vikings' Derron Smith: Signing with Vikings
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith agreed to a contract with the Vikings on Friday, Eric Smith of the Vikings' official site reports.

Minnesota will be the third stop in Smith's NFL career, after he spent time in Cincinnati and Cleveland. The Fresno State product logged 21 total tackles and three interceptions over seven games for the San Antonio Commanders in the AAF. Smith was a sixth-round pick by the Bengals in 2016 and hasn't played in the NFL since appearing in seven games for the Browns in the 2017 season.

December 31, 2017 12:08 PM
Browns' Derron Smith: Active Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (hip) is listed as active for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Smith was originally considered questionable after practicing in limited fashion throughout the week, but he'll suit up in the Browns' season finale. He's slated to provide depth at safety, while also serving on special teams.

December 31, 2017 12:28 AM
Browns' Derron Smith: Questionable for season finale
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers with a hip injury, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Smith was a limited participant all week to earn the questionable tag. The 25-year-old seems on track to play against the Steelers on Sunday, when he would serve in his usual role as a reserve safety and special teams contributor.

December 2, 2017 12:48 AM
Browns' Derron Smith: Avoids injury designation
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (knee) won't carry an injury designation into Sunday's game against the Chargers.

Smith sat out last week's loss to the Bengals, but he finished this week as a full participant to avoid the questionable tag. The 25-year-old has two tackles in two game since joining the Browns in early November.

November 26, 2017 11:48 AM
Browns' Derron Smith: Won't suit up, as expected
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (knee) is listed as inactive for Sunday's matchup at Cincinnati.

Smith had been in line for the inactive list as a non-participant in practice all week. There was a chance he could have seen some work on defense if Jabrill Peppers (ankle) had been unable to go, but Peppers logged a full practice Friday and didn't carry an injury designation into the contest. Smith will remain sidelined for the time being, though even when healthy his work is primarily limited to special teams.

November 24, 2017 06:52 PM
Browns' Derron Smith: Doubtful for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (knee) is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Bengals, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Smith is in danger of missing his seventh game of the season. With just one defensive snap this season, he normally isn't worthy of fantasy consideration, but he could have been in for additional playing time Sunday if Jabrill Peppers (toe) ultimately sat out.

November 19, 2017 03:40 PM
Browns' Derron Smith: Injures knee Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Jaguars due to a knee injury, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Smith has been relegated to a strict special-teams regimen this season, and he's already on his second team of the season as he was waived by the Bengals in early November and picked up by Cleveland less than a week later. If he's unable to return Sunday, his special teams snaps likely will be picked up by Kai Nacua.

November 9, 2017 07:04 PM
Browns' Derron Smith: Signs with Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Browns signed Smith to a contract Thursday.

After getting waived by the Bengals last weekend, Smith returned to the organization and joined the team's practice squad, only to terminate his contract days before the Browns elected to bring him aboard their 53-man roster. Smith will likely act as the top backup to rookie free safety Jabrill Peppers (toe), filling the role previously occupied by Ibraheim Campbell (hamstring), who was waived with an injured designation.

November 4, 2017 04:24 PM
Derron Smith: Let go by Bengals
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith was waived by the Bengals on Saturday.

Smith had been nursing an ankle injury for most of the season, allowing him to play in just three contests. It appears the team has decided to move on.

October 27, 2017 02:24 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Absent from injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) wasn't listed on Friday's injury report, and barring any setbacks, will be ready for Sunday's game against the Colts, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Smith hasn't played since taking on Houston in Week 2, but he'll return to his special teams role and shouldn't be considered for fantasy lineups at this time.

October 22, 2017 03:32 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Set to sit Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Steelers.

Smith is set to miss his fourth consecutive game Sunday, but even when he was healthy, he was rarely summoned on defense. Expect Clayton Fejedelem to take over any snaps left over by starters Shawn Williams and George Iloka.

October 21, 2017 03:04 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Questionable for Week 7
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Smith participated fully at practice Friday after being limited earlier in the week, so it would seem he is progressing in the right direction to play Sunday. The 25-year-old has not seen game action since Week 2, and he would likely be limited to a special teams role if he's able to play against the Steelers this week.

October 6, 2017 06:04 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Ruled out Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) won't play in Sunday's game against the Bills, Geoff Hobson of the Bengals' official site reports.

Smith will miss his third straight game while he continues to nurse an ankle issue. The reserve safety was seeing most of his action on special teams prior to suffering the injury.

October 1, 2017 12:04 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Inactive for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Browns.

The Bengals will suffer from the added safety depth that Smith brings. Otherwise, the third-year safety is normally summoned in special teams roles.

September 29, 2017 03:00 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Doubtful for Week 4
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is doubtful to play Sunday against the Browns.

Smith missed Week 3 with an ankle injury and didn't practice in any capacity this week. His potential absence would rob the Bengals of depth at safety.

September 24, 2017 04:00 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Not cleared to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is listed as inactive for Sunday's game against the Packers.

Smith was listed as questionable Friday, so we don't expect this to be a long-term issue. The 25-year-old safety has been summoned mainly in special teams roles, so don't expect any changes to the Bengals' game plan.

September 23, 2017 12:56 AM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Questionable for Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's matchup with the Packers, Paul Dehner Jr. of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Smith has been deployed mainly in a special teams role, so if he's unable to play, it won't throw off the Bengals' game plan for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. The questionable designation signals that the ailment isn't long term.

August 20, 2017 01:00 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: More playing time coming
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

With starting strong safety Shawn Williams out with an elbow injury, Smith could be in line for more playing time in the near future, the Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Immediately after Williams left with the elbow injury Saturday against the Chiefs, Smith got beat for a touchdown by tight end Demetrius Harris, while most of the first-team defense was in the game. Josh Shaw could also be in the mix to compete with Smith.

December 21, 2016 04:35 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Recovers from thigh injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (thigh) was not listed on Wednesday's injury report ahead of Saturday's game against the Texans, Paul Dehner of The Cincinnati Enquirer reports.

Smith seems to be in line for his first game since Week 11 against the Bills. Before suffering the injury, Smith was utilized as added depth in the secondary for Cincinnati, and that won't likely change during the remaining two weeks of the regular season.

December 18, 2016 01:00 PM
Bengals' Derron Smith: Inactive Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith (thigh) is inactive Sunday against the Steelers.

Smith practiced in full Friday but it wasn't enough to clear him for Sunday's contest, as he will now miss his fourth straight game. Look for George Iloka to continue handling the majority of reps at free safety.

 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/195
Birthdate:
02/04/1992
Age:
27
Hometown:
Banning, CA, USA
School:
Fresno State
NFL Experience:
4
Awards: