Brad Smith will sign with Eagles, per report

Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Philadelphia has picked up another option on offense and special teams.

The Philadelphia Eagles are going to sign free agent wide receiver Brad Smith, according to Jason La Confora. The Eagles waived wide receiver B.J. Cunningham in a corresponding roster move.

Smith had been with the Buffalo Bills this season before being released last week. Smith was obviously not in the Bills' long-term plans after the team drafted both Marquise Goodwin and Robert Woods this year under new head coach Doug Marrone. Buffalo had signed Smith to a four-year deal back in 2011 to pry him away from the New York Jets.

On Philadelphia, Smith will provide some depth behind the likes of DeSean Jackson, Riley Cooper and Jason Avant. Last season, the 29-year-old Smith only has 14 catches for 152 yards and a pair of touchdowns, playing in 15 games for Buffalo. This year, Smith is yet to suit up after suffering a rib injury against the Detroit Lions in the preseason.

Smith has never had a huge impact in the passing game. In seven seasons, Smith is yet to eclipse 350 receiving yards in a season. However, he has great speed and could be a factor in the return game if need be. He has four kickoff returns for touchdowns in his career.

More from SB Nation NFL

NFL Debrief: Nick Foles' mystery trip

Takeaways: Fear the Panthers! Updated playoff picture

Dr. Ali: Manning, Cutler, Locker land on injury report

Richie Incognito defends actions in interview | More on Miami's mess

Terrelle Pryor reaches JaMarcus-level low point

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.