Team

Lee Smith
TE #86
Height:
6-6
Weight:
265
Age:
29
College:
Marshall
Hometown:
Powell, TN
Experience:
7

Quick Stats (2016):

REC
6
YDS
29
AVG
4.8
TDS
0
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 38 243 6.4 28 4 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 OAK 4 4 6 29 4.8 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2015 OAK 15 15 12 70 5.8 17 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 BUF 14 10 7 42 6 18 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 BUF 16 14 5 78 15.6 28 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 BUF 16 7 4 13 3.3 5 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 10 3 4 11 2.8 6 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Selected by New England Patriots in the fifth round (159th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, April 30, 2011... Waived by Patriots, Sept. 3, 2011... Claimed via waivers by Buffalo Bills, Sept. 4, 2011... Signed by Oakland Raiders as an unrestricted free agent, March 11, 2015.

TRANSACTIONS: Selected by New England Patriots in the 5th round (159th overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft, April 30, 2011... Waived by Patriots, Sept. 3, 2011... Claimed via waivers by Buffalo Bills, Sept. 4, 2011...Signed by Oakland Raiders as an unrestricted free agent, March 11, 2015.

CAREER: Powerful tight end enters his third season with the Raiders after joining the team prior to 2015... Serves primarily as a blocking tight end... Missed the majority of last year with an ankle injury that landed him on the Reserve/Injured List on Oct. 5... Set a career high with 12 receptions in his first year in Silver and Black in 2015... Played his first four seasons with the Buffalo Bills after being drafted by the New England Patriots... Has appeared in 75 games with 53 starts, totaling 38 receptions for 243 yards and four TDs... Set a career high with 78 receiving yards in 2013.

2016: Started in four games before su ering a season-ending ankle injury... Placed on the Reserve/Injured List on Oct. 5... Totaled six receptions for 29 yards (4.8 avg.)... (9/11) at NO: Started in the season opener, seeing action on both offense and special teams... (9/18) vs. Atl.: Started and caught a career-high four passes for 24 yards (6.0 avg.)... His 24 receiving yards are most as a Raider... Also appeared on special teams...(9/25) at Ten.: Started in the win, seeing action on both o ense and special teams... Hauled in one catch for four yards...(10/2) at Bal.: Started in the comeback win, appearing on o ense and special teams... Left the game in the second quarter with an ankle injury.

2015: Started a career-high 15 games in his first season with the Silver and Black...Recorded a career-high 12 receptions for 70 receiving yards (5.8 avg.) and one TD... (9/13) vs. Cin.: Earned the start in his Raiders debut, seeing ac on on both o ense and special teams... Returned a short kickoff from K Mike Nugent eight yards, his first career kickoff return... (9/20) vs. Bal.: Started for the second straight game and caught his first pass of the season for six yards... (9/27) at Cle.: Earned the start and hauled in one pass for eight yards...(10/4) at Chi.: Started and caught a season-high two passes for 14 yards (7.0 avg.)... (10/25) at SD: Started in a two-tight end set and caught two passes for one yard, including an 8-yard long... (11/1) vs. NYJ: Started in a two-tight end set and finished with one reception for six yards... (11/8) at Pit.: Earned the start and hauled in one pass for 10 yards... Eighth reception of the season set a new career high... (11/15) vs. Min.: Started at tight end and caught one pass for a 1-yard gain... (11/29) at Ten.: Returned to the star ng lineup a er sit- ng out one game with a wrist injury... Caught one pass for a 2-yard gain... (12/6) vs. KC: Started and recorded one recep on, a 5-yard TD... Scored first TD as a Raider and the fourth of his career on a 5-yard pass from QB Derek Carr in the third quarter... (12/24) vs. SD: Started and recorded one reception for a season-long 17 yards.

2014 (with Buf.): Led all Bills ght ends with 10 starts, playing in 14 games and totaling seven catches for 42 yards... (9/28) at Hou.: Made his first start of the season at tight end... (10/26) at NYJ: Started at tight end and caught his first two passes and first TD of the season... Finished with two receptions for five yards and a 1-yard score... (11/9) vs. KC: Played a key role in an offensive attack that averaged 5.0 yards per rush... (11/13) at Mia.: Played in his 50th career game... (11/24) vs. NYJ: Totaled one reception for 12 yards...(12/7) at Den.: Posted one reception for six yards...(12/14) vs. GB: Registered two catches for one yard...(12/28) at NE: Tallied a season-long 18-yard recep on.

2013 (with Buf.): Appeared in all 16 games with 14 starts, se ng a career high with 78 receiving yards...Recorded five receptions for 78 yards on the year...(9/22) at NYJ: Made his first start of the season as the team opened in a two-tight end formation...(9/29) vs. Bal.: Started and recorded the longest recep on of his career, a 28-yarder, in the third quarter...(10/20) at Mia.: Started and posted one catch for 18 yards...(11/17) vs. NYJ: Totaled one catch for one yard...(12/8) at TB: Hauled in one catch for seven yards...(12/22) vs. Mia.: Posted one recep on for 24 yards.

AT A GLANCE
• Has played in 75 career games 53 starts over his career. • Missed most of the 2016 campaign with an ankle injury.
• Set a career high with 12 recep ons in his first season with the Raiders in 2015.
• Played his first four seasons for the Bu alo Bills, totaling 20 receptions for 144 yards and three TDs.
• Set a career high with 78 receiving yards in 2013.
• Earned All-Conference USA honors as a senior at Marshall.

2012 (with Buf.): Played in all 16 games for the first time in his career, making seven starts and recording the first two receiving TDs of his career... (9/9) at NYJ: Caught one pass for five yards in the season opener... (9/16) vs. KC: Made his first start of the season at tight end as the team opened in a two-tight end formation... (11/11) at NE: Hauled in his second recep on of the season for five yards... (11/15) vs. Mia.: Appeared in his 20th career game...(11/25) at Ind.: Started and made his first career TD recep on on a 1-yard pass... (12/9) vs. StL.: Started and registered a 2-yard TD pass in the third quarter.

2011 (with Buf.): Appeared in 10 games with three starts in his rookie season...Joined the Bills after the team claimed him of waivers from New England at the end of training camp...Placed on the Reserve/Injured List on Dec. 20... (10/2) at Cin.: Made his NFL debut... (10/9) vs. Phi.: Recorded his first career special teams tackle... (11/27) at NYJ: Made his first career start at tight end... (12/4) vs. Ten.: Totaled the first three catches of his career for 11 yards... (12/11) at SD: Started at tight end and made one catch for zero yards... (12/18) vs. Mia.: Started at tight end... Left the game in the second half with an ankle injury and did not return.

COLLEGE: Played four seasons at Marshall, appearing in 48 games... Totaled 75 receptions for 791 yards... Played in 12 games as a senior, earning All-Conference USA honors... Nominated for the Allstate Good Works Team... Finished with 38 receptions for 358 yards and three TDs... Appeared in 13 games as a junior, totaling 23 receptions for 335 yards... Named an honorable men on for the All-Conference USA team... Played in 12 games, starting seven, as a sophomore... Finished sixth on the team in receptions (12) and receiving yards (89)... Added two special teams tackles... Appeared in 11 games as a redshirt freshman, making two catches for nine yards... Majored in psychology and criminal justice.

PERSONAL: A ended Powell (Tenn.) High School...Played tight end and defensive end...Also played basketball...Father, Daryle, played on the offensive line at the University of Tennessee and spent six years in the NFL, playing with the Dallas Cowboys, Cleveland Browns and Philadelphia Eagles before spending four years in the CFL.

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