Signed by Cowboys Cowboys sign WR Devin Smith

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Actually, I see him (if healthy AND makes the team) as mainly an outside guy because he's one heck of a deep threat. Coop can play ALL the WR positions.
Hopefully.

Rooting for him as he has talent and a good resume. But most of these guys barely make it out of camp
 

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Actually, I see him (if healthy AND makes the team) as mainly an outside guy because he's one heck of a deep threat. Coop can play ALL the WR positions. I bet many folks forget that he led the 2014 OSU Championship squad in receiving yards, NOT Michael Thomas (Thomas led in catches).
Looks like the Cowboys are going the "speed kills" theory then. I like
 

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The New York Jets selected Smith in the second round (37th overall) of the 2015 NFL Draft. On May 8, 2015, the New York Jets signed Smith to a four-year, $5.87 million contract with $3.23 million guaranteed and a signing bonus of 2.53 million.

On November 29, 2015, Smith caught his first career touchdown against the Miami Dolphins. On December 12, 2015, Smith suffered a knee injury and had to leave the Week 14 matchup against the Tennessee Titans. Two days later, it was revealed that he had suffered a torn ACL, bringing his rookie season to a premature end In 10 games of his rookie season in 2015, Smith had 115 receiving yards and a touchdown. On December 18, Smith was placed on injured reserve.

Smith started the 2016 season on PUP to rehabilitate his right knee suffered the previous season. He was activated off PUP to the active roster on November 9, 2016 prior to Week 10. Smith was limited to four games in 2016, recording only one reception for 20 yards.

On April 29, 2017, as the third day the 2017 NFL Draft was in progress, it was revealed that Smith had suffered another torn ACL to the same knee. This was his second torn ACL of his professional career, and he would miss the entire 2017 season. On May 22, 2017, the Jets waived/injured Smith and placed him on injured reserve.

On July 16, 2018, Smith was waived by the Jets.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devin_Smith_(American_football)
 

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Based on the success of gambling on Gregory and Smith, let's not rule this out as a possible good move. I'm sure Jerry's orthopedic surgeon gave him a clean bill of health. I like the move, low risk with the potential for high reward.
 

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Analysis
Strengths
Smooth speed merchant with instant gas off the line. Has outstanding body composure and an effortless stride. Electrifying foot quickness. Game-breaking speed with necessary feel of a downfield receiver. Tracks the throw over his shoulder and never breaks stride in the chase. Averaged 28.2 yards per catch and 54.5 percent of his catches were for 25-plus yards in 2014. Used outside and from slot. Must be matched by speed on defense or with safety over the top. Uses shoulder dip from inside release to avoid being redirected by slot corner. Speed creates uncontested targets for him underneath. Can snap off dig routes and open immediately. Good luck giving chase to Smith on a crosser or speed-out in the red zone. Might have been the best gunner in college football.
Weaknesses
Lacks natural, soft hands. Will double catch and corral throws into body. Tries to catch, turn and run before securing the throw. Shows a lack of patience in his routes. Game too heavily reliant upon speed. Must learn to be effective when deep ball is restricted by defense. Thin hips and frame. Play strength is below average. Can be frustrated by physical corners. Gets jostled and distracted when bodied hard down the field. Desire lacking as run blocker. Often taken off field and replaced when Buckeyes wanted to run out of "11" personnel.
Draft Projection
Round 2
NFL Comparison
DeSean Jackson
Bottom Line
Smith isn't just combine-fast, he's game-fast and he would have had more than 12 touchdown catches during the 2014 season if he didn't have to slow down and wait on throws so often. Smith has the feet and hips to become much more than a deep-ball specialist and should be able to step right into a gunner spot on special teams. He still needs to learn his craft and improve his hands, but he has rare speed to score from anywhere on the field.

http://www.nfl.com/draft/2015/profiles/devin-smith?id=2552459
 

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Could be Hurns or Austin's replacement. We're not exactly stacked at WR.

I doubt he makes it that far. He will be just one of many plays that will be long shots in camp, but a long shot is better than no shot.
 

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They say it takes two years to fully recover from an acl and he had back to back on the same knee. You never know.
 

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Wasn’t Smith on our PS to finish the season?

Edit. No, just realize it was Reggie Davis? A
So has some speed
 

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Another indication we are not resigning Beezy IMO.

Hoping N'Keal Harry falls to us in the second.
 
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