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29 Ryan Smith CB

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
23%13%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
6210001

Player Updates

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Buccaneers' Ryan Smith: Logs six stops in Week 6 start
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith posted six solo tackles in the Buccaneers' 34-29 loss to the Falcons on Sunday.

Smith filled in for Carlton Davis (groin) against the Falcons' high-powered passing attack and unsurprisingly had an active afternoon. Matt Ryan was able to rack up 354 passing yards and three touchdowns, however, with Smith missing the tackle that allowed Austin Hooper to notch one of those scores. If Davis' injury lingers into Week 7, Smith likely figures to be in line for another start versus a more manageable but still solid Browns passing attack.

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Buccaneers' Ryan Smith: Earns start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith will start at cornerback in place of the injured Carlton Davis (groin) in Sunday's game against the Falcons, Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Smith draws a tough matchup against a Falcons' aerial attack that includes a talented trio of receivers in Julio Jones, Mohamed Sanu and Calvin Ridley. It won't be Smith's first start of the season, however, as he led the Buccaneers in tackles Week 2.

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Buccaneers' Ryan Smith: Team-leading tackle total in Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith logged nine tackles (seven solo) and two passes defensed in the Buccaneers' 27-21 win over the Eagles on Sunday.

Smith played 71 snaps while drawing a start opposite rookie Carlton Davis at left cornerback in place of Brent Grimes (groin). Grimes' eventual return should bump Smith back to nickel corner duties, but he's shown up well with 13 total tackles and a trio of defensed passes over his first two games.

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Buccaneers' Ryan Smith: Four tackles in opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith totaled four solo tackles, defensed a pass, and recovered a fumble during the Buccaneers' 48-40 win over the Saints in Week 1.

Smith ultimately logged 44 snaps on defense and 17 additional on special teams on a very busy afternoon. The 25-year-old could have plenty of similar weeks ahead of him in the immediate future if starting cornerback Vernon Hargreaves' shoulder injury is as serious as feared. The 2016 fourth-round pick proved to be a solid tackler from the cornerback position last season -- registering 62 stops (51 solo) while also forcing three fumbles and recovering one over 15 games -- while also defending five passes, so there could be some deep-league IDP value there if he's in for a multi-week stint as a starter.

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Buccaneers' Ryan Smith: Game-sealing interception in preseason opener
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Smith was credited with seven tackles (five solo), an interception and a forced fumble in the Buccaneers' 26-24 preseason win over the Dolphins on Thursday.

Smith was frequently picked on throughout the game, but he was able to come through when it counted most. The third-year corner intercepted a Bryce Petty pass with two seconds remaining, sealing the win for the Buccaneers. He'd also been credited with a forced fumble when Dolphins rookie running back Kalen Ballage attempted to hurdle him after a short reception early in the second quarter. After seeing extensive time in Thursday's game, Smith projects for another heavy workload in Saturday's exhibition tilt versus the Titans due to the absence of Vernon Hargreaves (groin).

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/9/18NO0000
29/16/18PHI0000
39/24/18PIT0000
49/30/18CHI0000
610/14/18ATL0001
710/21/18CLE0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
810/28/18@ CIN1:00 pm
911/4/18@ CAR1:00 pm
1011/11/18WAS1:00 pm
1111/18/18@ NYG1:00 pm
1211/25/18SF1:00 pm
1312/2/18CAR1:00 pm
1412/9/18NO1:00 pm
1512/16/18@ BAL1:00 pm
1612/23/18@ DAL1:00 pm
1712/30/18ATL1:00 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers1411.000000.0000
2017Tampa Bay Buccaneers156251.0110000.0005
2018Tampa Bay Buccaneers62119.020000.0003
TOTAL358471.0130000.0008
Kick Returns
YearTeamGNoYdsAvgLgTD40+
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers141016916.92400
2017Tampa Bay Buccaneers1500---000
2018Tampa Bay Buccaneers600---000
TOTAL351016916.92400
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2016Tampa Bay Buccaneers1400000000
2017Tampa Bay Buccaneers1500201010
2018Tampa Bay Buccaneers600101310
TOTAL3500302320
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-11/189
Birthdate:
9/7/1993
Age:
25
Hometown:
Augsburg, Germany
School:
North Carolina Central
NFL Experience:
3
Awards: