on May 1, 2009 by in Uncategorized, Comments (0)

Buccaneers send tight end Smith to Patriots for 2010 pick

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Tampa Bay Buccaneers traded tight end Alex Smith to the New England Patriots on Thursday in exchange for an undisclosed selection in the 2010 NFL Draft.

Four-year veteran Smith, who entered the league as a third-round pick (71st pick overall) by the Bucs in the 2005 draft, played in 14 games with 12 starts last season and totaled 21 receptions for 250 yards and three touchdowns.

(Writing by Larry Fine, Editing by Ken Ferris;)