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Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:28:25 -0700
The Houston Texans waived FB Brad Smelley and DL Tim Jackson.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 13:01:14 -0800
The Houston Texans have placed FB Brad Smelley (back, calf) and TE Garrett Graham (hamstring) on Injured Reserve. The team also signed practice squad RB Chad Spann and TE Phillip Supernaw to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Thu, 26 Dec 2013 16:14:26 -0800
Houston Texans FB Brad Smelley (back, calf), WR DeVier Posey (ankle) and LB Joe Mays (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 26. FB Greg Jones (knee), TE Ryan Griffin (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee) and LB Darryl Sharpton (knee) were limited during practice. QB Case Keenum (thumb), QB T.J. Yates (back), WR DeAndre Hopkins (ankle), OT Derek Newton (knee), LB Brooks Reed (thumb), LB Justin Tuggle (elbow), CB Josh Victorian (back) and SS D.J. Swearinger (foot) fully participated in practice.
Sun, 22 Dec 2013 16:49:20 -0800
Houston Texans FB Brad Smelley (calf) left the Week 16 game against the Denver Broncos due to a calf injury.
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 13:38:00 -0800
Houston Texans QB Case Keenum (thumb) and WR DeVier Posey (ankle) are out for Week 16. FB Brad Smelley (back) is questionable. FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee), LB Justin Tuggle (elbow), OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand), LS Jonathan Weeks (elbow) and QB T.J. Yates are probable. Keenum and Posey missed practice Friday, Dec. 20. Jones, Joseph, Sharpton, both Smiths, Mays, Tuggle and Swearinger were limited while the others practiced in full.
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 13:28:58 -0800
Houston Texans QB Case Keenum (thumb), WR DeVier Posey (ankle) and FB Brad Smelley (back) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 19. FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee), OG Wade Smith (knee), LB Joe Mays (knee) and LB Justin Tuggle (elbow) were limited. OT Derek Newton (knee), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand) and QB T.J. Yates (back) practiced in full.
Wed, 18 Dec 2013 15:17:29 -0800
Houston Texans FB Greg Jones (knee), CB Johnathan Joseph (groin), QB Case Keenum (thumb), WR DeVier Posey (ankle), LB Darryl Sharpton (ankle), DE Antonio D. Smith (knee) and OG Wade Smith (knee) did not practice Wednesday, Dec. 18. LBs Joe Mays (knee) and Justin Tuggle (elbow) were limited. OT Derek Newton (knee), RB Brad Smelley (back), S D.J. Swearinger (foot), CB Josh Victorian (back), DE J.J. Watt (hand) and LB Trevardo Williams (back) practiced in full.
Fri, 13 Dec 2013 17:13:27 -0800
The Houston Texans have signed practice squad FB Brad Smelley to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. The team also released TE Jake Byrne.
Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:42:42 -0700
The St. Louis Rams worked out free-agent TE Darren Fells (Seahawks), FB Brad Smelley (Browns) and P Brad Wing (Eagles) recently.
Tue, 10 Sep 2013 05:24:20 -0700
The Detroit Lions worked out free-agent FB Brad Smelley (Eagles); and LBs Stevenson Sylvester (Steelers), LB Jamar Chaney (Eagles), Jason Williams (Panthers) and D.J. Smith (Chargers).
Mon, 02 Sep 2013 01:10:39 -0700
The Cleveland Browns continued to overhaul their roster on Sunday, Sept. 1, releasing OL Caylin Hauptmann, OL Jarrod Shaw and FB Brad Smelley. The team also claimed TE's MarQueis Gray and Keavon Milton, RB's Dennis Johnson and Bobby Rainey, OL Patrick Lewis and LB Brandon Magee off waivers.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 19:03:09 -0700
Cleveland Browns TE Brad Smelley (shoulder) left the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 29, because of a shoulder injury and will not return.
Sun, 11 Aug 2013 13:25:01 -0700
Cleveland Browns RB Montario Hardesty (hamstring) and TE Brad Smelley (hamstring) returned to practice Sunday, Aug. 11.
Sat, 10 Aug 2013 13:03:29 -0700
Cleveland Browns CBs Christopher Owens (foot), CB Leon McFadden (groin), RB Montario Hardesty (hamstring), TE Brad Smelley (hamstring), WR David Nelson (knee), FB Brock Bolen (calf), OT Chris Faulk (knee) and OT Oniel Cousins (ankle) are out of practice Saturday, Aug. 10.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 16:40:47 -0700
Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner used RB Chris Ogbonnaya as a fullback in two-back sets during offseason workouts, but said the team is likely to keep a traditional fullback in the offense. When asked if Ogbonnaya, a tailback, can fill that role, Turner said, "He can do some of it." It appears FBs Owen Marecic and Brad Smelley will be fighting for one roster spot.
Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:06:37 -0700
Cleveland Browns FB Owen Marecic is expected to be on the roster bubble during training camp because the team may prefer to keep a pass-catching running back over a traditional fullback. RB Chris Ogbonnaya and TE Brad Smelley worked in the backfield during offseason workouts.
Tue, 28 May 2013 16:51:12 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have TEs Gary Barnidge, Kellen Davis and Brad Smelley behind projected starter Jordan Cameron on the roster. Barnidge has done a good job of blocking, as has Davis, while Smelley could find a role as a H-back because of his receiving ability.
Fantasy Tip: None of Cleveland's backup tight ends should be on your radar at this time. Cameron has upside, and could be heavily relied on in this system, but durability issues should be factored in when you consider drafting him as a TE2.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 08:42:18 -0800
Cleveland Browns TE Brad Smelley could be active for the team's Week 16 game if TE Jordan Cameron (head) can't play, according to head coach Pat Shurmur.
Sun, 16 Dec 2012 08:43:40 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have declared TE Brad Smelley, RB Brandon Jackson, SS Eric Hagg, OG Jarrod Shaw, WR Joshua Cooper, FB Owen Marecic, CB Trevin Wade inactive for Week 15.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 16:02:00 -0800
The Cleveland Browns have signed practice squad TE Brad Smelley to their active roster. Terms of the contract were not disclosed. In a corresponding move, the team waived DT Ronnie Cameron.
Sun, 02 Sep 2012 12:29:19 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have signed LB Ben Jacobs, DT Ronnie Cameron, TE Brad Smelley, WR Joshua Cooper, LB Solomon Elimimian, OL Garth Gerhart, OG Jarrod Shaw and OT J.B. Shugarts to their practice squad.
Sat, 01 Sep 2012 08:44:49 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have waived OT Dominic Alford, WR Joshua Cooper, OT Stanley Daniels, OG Garth Gerhart, DL William X. Green, TE Dan Gronkowski, LB Ben Jacobs, DL Ernest Owusu, DT Brian Schaefering, OL Jarrod Shaw, OL J.B. Shugarts, TE Brad Smelley, LB Quinton Spears, RB Adonis Thomas, DT Kiante Tripp and WR Rod Windsor.
Sat, 30 Jun 2012 18:50:41 -0700
Cleveland Browns FB Owen Marecic is the incumbent at the position, but he is viewed as a mostly blocking fullback. TE Brad Smelley has the versatility as a pass receiver, but he is not a true lead blocker. Lastly, TE E. Alex Smith is also in the mix for H-back duties. Two of those players might not make the 53-man roster.
Sun, 24 Jun 2012 17:18:27 -0700
Cleveland Browns TE Benjamin Watson is expected to keep his job as starting tight end this season. He'll be trying to hold off charges from TEs Jordan Cameron, Dan Gronkowski, Brad Smelley and E. Alex Smith, among others.
Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:41:33 -0700
Cleveland Browns TE Brad Smelley has impressed on special teams, and as a tight end/fullback. The team's seventh-round pick needs to prove he can play multiple positions, as well as be useful on special teams, if he is to crack the roster.
Mon, 14 May 2012 08:40:04 -0700
Cleveland Browns TE Brad Smelley had a strong rookie minicamp, showing his versatility by taking snaps at both fullback and tight end. He also displayed sure hands catching the football.
Wed, 09 May 2012 13:08:46 -0700
The Cleveland Browns have agreed to terms with seventh-round draft choice TE Brad Smelley on a four-year deal worth $2.14 million.
Fri, 09 Mar 2012 14:41:48 -0800
University of Alabama TE Brad Smelley measured 6-foot-2, 237 pounds at his Pro Day Wednesday, March 9. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.77 seconds and 4.76 seconds, the short shuttle in 4.49 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.15 seconds. He measured a 9-foot-4 broad jump and completed 13 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.