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Mon, 01 Feb 2010 10:26:13 -0800
The Kansas City Chiefs hired Bernie Parmalee as their tight ends coach, Otis Smith as their defensive quality control coach and Emmitt Thomas as their defensive backs coach Monday, Feb. 1.
Mon, 22 Jun 2009 19:27:13 -0700
Mike Reiss, of The Boston Globe, reports former Philadelphia Eagles assistant secondary coach Otis Smith said he was surprised when head coach Andy Reid released him June 12. Smith said he plans to return to the sidelines with another team.
Thu, 18 Jun 2009 16:31:40 -0700
The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Philadelphia Eagles assistant secondary coach Otis Smith is no longer a member of the team's coaching staff. A team spokesman declined to say why.
Mon, 28 Jan 2008 09:27:58 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles announced Monday, Jan. 28, Otis Smith will be the team's assistant secondary coach.
Wed, 30 Aug 2006 23:24:48 -0700
Mike Reiss, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has hired former Patriots DB Otis Smith for the entire 2006 season. Smith worked as part of the NFL's minority coaching program in training camp and Belichick decided to keep him around to help work with the team's defensive backs.
Tue, 17 May 2005 22:37:46 -0700
Updating a previous story, Tom E. Curran, reports for the Providence Journal, CB Otis Smith did sign with the New England Patriots Monday May 16. However, Smith signed a one-day deal only just so he could retire with the Patriots. Smith played for four franchises but wanted to retire as a Patriot, according to his agent, Jim Solano.
Tue, 17 May 2005 20:58:48 -0700
ESPN.com's John Clayton reports the New England Patriots have once again signed free agent CB Otis Smith (Lions). He is now 39 years old.
Wed, 08 Sep 2004 09:26:28 -0700
Jennifer Floyd Engel, of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, reports the Dallas Cowboys might be interested in free agent CB Otis Smith (Patriots).
Wed, 07 Jul 2004 13:57:20 -0700
Dan Pires, of the New Bedford Standard-Times, reports the New England Patriots have released veteran CB Otis Smith.
Thu, 15 Apr 2004 18:47:01 -0700
Patriots.com reports New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick believes there is a possibility CB Otis Smith could be utilized as the team's No. 3 safety this season. "Otis played quite a bit of safety last year in Detroit," Belichick said. "We used him some at safety here more in the 2000 season and a little bit in 2001 but primarily at corner but he did play more safety last year in Detroit. That would be a possibility."
Tue, 13 Apr 2004 14:32:30 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Associated Press reports the contract signed by New England Patriots CB Otis Smith is believed to be a one-year deal with a base salary of $760,000.
Tue, 13 Apr 2004 12:38:08 -0700
Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have signed free agent CB Otis Smith (Lions) to a contract. Terms of the deal were undisclosed. Smith spent last season with the Detroit Lions but had previously played for the Patriots at two other periods during his 15-year career.
Fri, 19 Dec 2003 07:29:59 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have listed CB Otis Smith (leg) as probable for Sunday's, Dec. 21, game agianst the Carolina Panthers.
Fri, 12 Dec 2003 20:08:41 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports Detroit Lions head coach Steve Mariucci said CB Otis Smith (leg) moved around a bit gingerly on the field Friday, Dec. 12. He's expected to play in Week 15.
Thu, 11 Dec 2003 07:23:15 -0800
DetroitLions.com reports the Detroit Lions have listed CB Otis Smith (leg) as probable for Sunday's, Dec. 14, game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Mon, 22 Sep 2003 07:19:38 -0700
Updating previous reports, Tom Kowalski, of Mlive.com, reports that with the injury to Detroit Lions CB Andre Goodman (shoulder), recently signed veteran CB Otis Smith will likely start this week's game against the Denver Broncos. Goodman suffered a separated shoulder in Sunday's, Sept. 21, loss to the Minnesota Vikings.
Thu, 11 Sep 2003 12:02:11 -0700
Curt Sylvester, of the Detroit Free Press, reports Detroit Lions CB Otis Smith will see more time in the Lions' nickel defense during the Sunday, Sept. 14 game against the Green Bay Packers. Smith was signed last week after being waived by the New England Patriots during the pre-season.
Thu, 04 Sep 2003 11:17:24 -0700
James Royer, of DetroitLions.com, reports newly acquired CB Otis Smith will see action during the Sunday, Sept. 7 game against the Arizona Cardinals. Smith will likely be used as the Lions third or fourth cornerback.
Wed, 03 Sep 2003 12:12:54 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Detroit Lions have signed free agent CB Otis Smith (Patriots). Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Mon, 18 Aug 2003 11:12:58 -0700
The New England Patriots have announced the team has waived CB Otis Smith. Smith, a 14-year veteran, had trouble recovering from off-season surgery to repair a torn pectoral muscle and had seen very little practice time as a result.
Thu, 14 Aug 2003 09:38:58 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (pectoral muscle) will not play against the Washington Redskins on Saturday, Aug. 16.
Tue, 12 Aug 2003 08:50:26 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (pectoral muscle) was back on the exercise bike during practice on Monday, Aug. 11.
Mon, 11 Aug 2003 10:49:57 -0700
Nick Cafardo, of the Boston Globe, reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (chest), recovering from off-season surgery on a pectoral muscle, practiced with the team for the first time Sunday, August 10.
Thu, 07 Aug 2003 08:13:50 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (pectoral muscle) will sit out the preseason opener on Thursday, Aug. 7.
Tue, 05 Aug 2003 07:36:09 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (pectoral muscle) was still sidelined Monday, August 4, and will not play in Thursday's preseason opener against the New York Giants.
Mon, 04 Aug 2003 12:57:33 -0700
Andy Hart, of Patriots.com, reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith did not practice Monday, August 4, with an undisclosed injury and is listed as day-to-day.
Fri, 01 Aug 2003 08:04:43 -0700
Updating previous reports, the Boston Globe reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith sat out practice on Thursday, July 31, with an undisclosed injury.
Thu, 31 Jul 2003 02:19:16 -0700
Patriots.com reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith sat out of morning practice Wednesday, July 30. The team did not disclose why he sat out of practice.
Thu, 24 Jul 2003 08:05:15 -0700
The Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith was held out of contact at practice on Wednesday, July 23.
Mon, 14 Jul 2003 12:20:10 -0700
Michael Felger, of the Boston Herald, reports that New England Patriots CB Tyrone Poole and rookie CB Eugene Wilson are the top two candidates in line to try to wrest the starting left cornerback job from CB Otis Smith, who turns 38 in October.
Fri, 06 Jun 2003 07:05:44 -0700
The Boston Herald reports New England Patriots CB Eugene Wilson played with the first team Thursday, June 5, while CB Otis Smith (shoulder) is recovering from shoulder surgery.
Wed, 08 Jan 2003 08:47:17 -0800
The Boston Globe reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith will undergo surgery to repair a torn right pectoral muscle later this week in Boston, according to his agent, Jim Solano. Some Patriots teammates have speculated that Smith is considering retiring. Solano said Smith would "like to play for five more years if he can."
Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:55:28 -0800
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick said he thinks CBs Terrell Buckley, Leonard Meyers and Antwan Harris will all see action in the secondary now that the team has lost CB Otis Smith for the year.
Thu, 19 Dec 2002 14:30:00 -0800
Patriots.com reports the New England Patriots have placed CB Otis Smith (shoulder) on IR, ending his 2002 season.
Mon, 16 Dec 2002 21:37:33 -0800
The Associated Press reports New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (arm) was injured during the fourth quarter of Monday's game.
Sat, 05 Oct 2002 23:14:59 -0700
Len Pasquarelli reports for ESPN.com New England Patriots CB Otis Smith has signed a new contract with the team. The deal included a modest increase in his base salary for the 2002 season. His old salary for 2002 was $750,000 and the new one is $1.114 million, prorated down to $1.05 million. The raise jumps his cap value by $300,000, to $1.213 million. New England also shuffled some monies in future seasons, leaving Smith with roster bonuses of $450,000 for 2003 and $750,000 in 2004.
Sat, 08 Dec 2001 07:58:15 -0800
The Plain Dealer reports New England Patriots WR Charles Johnson (flu) and CB Otis Smith (flu) both returned to practice yesterday and should be able to play Sunday. DE Willie McGinest (leg) remains a game day decision. He may not play.
Thu, 06 Dec 2001 13:24:47 -0800
Dan Pires, of the New Bedford Standard-Times, has informed KFFL that New England Patriots CB Otis Smith (flu) missed practice on Thursday and was added to the team's injury report as questionable.
Thu, 04 Oct 2001 19:00:04 -0700
Paul Kenyon reports for the Providence Journal New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has employed a rotation system at linebacker and in the secondary which seems to be keeping his players fresher. LB Tedy Bruschi has seen his workload cut which has been a shock to his system. Bruschi is now part of a linebacker rotation with Bryan Cox and Ted Johnson, a rotation that allows each player to get some rest. The added depth could be especially useful this week. Sunday's game in Miami, where the temperatures are expected to be in the mid or high 80s. Ty Law, Otis Smith and Terrell Buckley have been sharing time at the corners all season. Matt Stevens and Tebucky Jones have been sharing time at free safety as well.
Wed, 19 Sep 2001 21:55:43 -0700
Michael Felger reports for the Boston Herald New England Patriots LBs Ted Johnson (hip) and Tedy Bruschi (knee), and rookie offensive tackle Matt Light (ankle) were all taken off the injury list on Wednesday. WR Torrance Small (leg), LB Mike Vrabel (knee), rookie DL Richard Seymour (hamstring) and CB Otis Smith (leg) are all questionable for this week's game. Starting C Damien Woody is not on the injury list, but he has an undisclosed injury to his left arm.
Sat, 24 Mar 2001 14:10:01 -0800
Michael Felger reports in the Sporting News newly signed New England Patriots CB Terrance Shaw is expected to compete for the starting CB slot next to CB Ty Law. CBs Otis Smith, Kato Serwanga and Antwan Harris are his expected competition.
Thu, 01 Mar 2001 11:10:42 -0800
The Boston Globe reports the New England Patriots have restructured the contracts of DE Willie McGinest and CB Otis Smith in their attempt to get under the salary cap. The Patriots are still trying to re-sign DT Chad Eaton. Because of the uncertainty surrounding Eaton's status, the team did not make a move with DT Henry Thomas.
Sun, 24 Dec 2000 12:20:49 -0800
ESPN reports New England Patriots S Tebucky Jones (ankle) isn't able to play today and has been declared inactive. Larry Whigham will get the starting nod in his place. Antonio Langham and Otis Smith will be the team's starters at cornerback due to Ty Law's suspension.
Tue, 28 Nov 2000 16:31:58 -0800
The Boston Globe reports New England Patriots DB Otis Smith's two-year, minimum-salary deal likely will grow in value. Smith signed minimum tenders of $440,000 for the next two years but he had some lucrative incentives based on playing time that likely will get him closer to $1 million.