BrownsBacker85 Posted May 4, 2010 Report Share Posted May 4, 2010 Cleveland Browns sign TE Alex Smith to 1-year deal, source confirms By Mary Kay Cabot, The Plain Dealer May 03, 2010, 7:46PM CLEVELAND -- The Browns signed sixth-year tight end Alex Smith to a one-year contract today, a league source confirmed. Smith spent the 2009 season with the Eagles, when current Browns general manager Tom Heckert was still there. Smith (6-4, 258) played sparingly for the Eagles last season, catching three passes for 25 yards. Originally a third-round pick of Tampa Bay in 2005 out of Stanford, he started 43 of his 58 games with the Bucs, catching 129 passes for 1,252 yards and 11 TDs. Smith was traded to the Patriots in April of 2009, but was released on Sept. 5. The Browns also upgraded upgraded their tight end position this offseason by signing former Patriot Ben Watson to a three-year deal as a free agent in March. Smith's signing was first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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