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Tue, 16 Dec 2008 10:52:54 -0800
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced they will send LB Derrick Brooks and RB Clifton Smith to the 2009 Pro Bowl. Smith made the team as a kick returner.
Sun, 26 Oct 2008 06:55:19 -0700
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith is active for the team's Week 8 game. He is expected to return kicks and punts because WR Dexter M. Jackson is expected to be inactive.
Sun, 26 Oct 2008 06:50:14 -0700
Roy Cummings, of the Tampa Tribune, reports Tampa Bay Buccaneers WR Joey Galloway (foot) is active for the team's Week 8 game. He won't start but is expected to be involved on offense. He may return kicks and punts as well, if needed, although RB Clifton Smith is expected to do so initially.
Sat, 25 Oct 2008 16:44:57 -0700
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have promoted RB Clifton Smith from their practice squad to their active roster.
Wed, 30 Jul 2008 11:33:47 -0700
Ira Kaufman and Anwar S. Richardson, of The Tampa Tribune, report Tampa Bay Buccaneers RB Clifton Smith was working as a punt returner during practice Tuesday, July 29.
Sat, 01 Sep 2007 09:08:13 -0700
The Cleveland Browns announced LB Clifton Smith has been released from the team.
Sat, 24 Feb 2007 11:52:47 -0800
NFLEurope.com reports Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith has been assigned to the Cologne Centurions of the NFL Europa League.
Tue, 06 Feb 2007 17:18:10 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have allocated LB Clifton Smith to NFL Europa.
Tue, 19 Dec 2006 21:43:07 -0800
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports the Cleveland Browns have signed LB Clifton Smith off their practice squad Tuesday, Dec. 19.
Sat, 02 Sep 2006 11:29:30 -0700
Zac Jackson, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith (hamstring) has been waived/injured.
Tue, 29 Aug 2006 07:38:46 -0700
Mary Kay Cabot, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, reports Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith (hamstring) did not practice Monday, Aug. 28.
Thu, 24 Aug 2006 21:27:22 -0700
Patrick McManamon, of the Akron Beacon Journal, reports Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith is competing for a spot on the team's roster.
Wed, 14 Jun 2006 20:41:24 -0700
Jeff Walcoff, of ClevelandBrowns.com, reports competition for one of the Cleveland Browns' starting inside-linebacker positions, next to ILB Andra Davis, will continue into training camp and possibly preseason. Fourth-year player LB Chaun Thompson is the early favorite to take the spot, but other possibilities for the position include 2006 second-round draft pick LB D'Qwell Jackson, four year veteran LB Mason Unck, first-year linebacker LB Clifton Smith and 2006 fourth-round draft pick LB Leon Williams.
Fri, 13 Jan 2006 17:42:53 -0800
Updating previous reports, Cleveland Browns LB Clifton Smith signed a future two-year contract with base salaries of $310,000 (2006) and $385,000 (2007).
Wed, 04 Jan 2006 13:37:23 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have announced the team has signed LB Clifton Smith to a reserve/future contract.
Tue, 25 Oct 2005 12:18:06 -0700
ClevelandBrowns.com reports the Cleveland Browns have added free agent LB Clifton Smith (Redskins) to their practice squad.
Mon, 29 Aug 2005 17:07:16 -0700
Redskins.com reports the Washington Redskins have released LB Clifton Smith.
Sat, 30 Jul 2005 18:26:34 -0700
Gary Fitzgerald, of Redskins.com, reports Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith is a candidate to take over at middle linebacker.
Sun, 26 Jun 2005 22:34:40 -0700
Paul Woody, writing for the Sporting News, reports Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith is making a strong run at a roster spot. In addition he may be a candidate for significant playing time. Smith has something that the other middle linebacker candidates lack, size. He weighs 267 pounds, is a load in the middle and has the size needed to jam gaps and shut down running games. He has had an excellent offseason program and he has caught the eyes of the coaching staff.
Mon, 14 Feb 2005 21:25:53 -0800
The Washington Redskins have re-signed LB Clifton Smith, reports Gary Fitzgerald of Redkins.com. Terms of the deal were not released.
Sat, 25 Sep 2004 08:35:37 -0700
Jody Foldesy, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith (elbow) filed an injury grievance against the team last week, according to NFL Players Association spokesman Carl Francis. Smith was released by the Redskins in Week 1 and signed to the practice squad the next day. Shortly afterward, he was placed on injured reserve and underwent elbow surgery. Injured players cannot be released without agreeing to an injury settlement.
Wed, 15 Sep 2004 18:24:08 -0700
Mark Zuckerman, of the Washington Times, reports Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith (triceps), who is on the team's practice squad, underwent surgery Wednesday, Sept. 15, to repair a torn triceps tendon. He remains on the team's practice squad but doesn't count against the eight-man limit.
Fri, 10 Sep 2004 20:39:36 -0700
The Washington Redskins have signed LB Clifton Smith to their practice squad, according to Gary Fitzgerald of Redskins.com.
Wed, 08 Sep 2004 18:09:16 -0700
Mark Zuckerman, of the Washington Times, reports the Washington Redskins waived LB Clifton Smith.
Mon, 30 Aug 2004 22:30:22 -0700
Jason La Canfora, of the Washington Post, reports Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith (elbow) is dealing with a badly bruised elbow.
Sat, 28 Aug 2004 19:42:09 -0700
Washington Redskins LB Clifton Smith (elbow) suffered a left elbow injury in the team's preseason game against the St. Louis Rams Friday, Aug. 27, according to Gary Fitzgerald of Redskins.com. He had X-rays taken during the game, but the results were not immediately revealed; however, the injury is not considered serious.
Sun, 14 Dec 2003 12:23:18 -0800
The Washington Redskins have declared FS Andre Lott, TE Byron Chamberlain, OT Chris Samuels, LB Clifton Smith, RB Ladell Betts, RB Sultan McCullough, WR Taylor Jacobs, RB Trung Canidate inactive for Week 15.
Wed, 10 Dec 2003 12:59:26 -0800
The Associated Press reports the Washington Redskins have promoted LB Clifton Smith from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
Mon, 01 Sep 2003 18:24:27 -0700
The Washington Redskins announced LB Clifton Smith was added to the practice squad.
Wed, 30 Apr 2003 04:25:20 -0700
The Washington Post reports the Washington Redskins have signed undrafted rookie free agent LB Clifton Smith (Syracuse).