DeVonta Smith will participate in team drills on Tuesday

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Devonta Smith is taking another step in his return from a knee sprain.

After Smith participated in individual drills on Monday, Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni said the rookie receiver would take part in team drills on Tuesday. Philadelphia is conducting its second joint practice with New England.

Smith has been out since injuring the knee in early August. He was previously considered week-to-week.

The 10th overall pick in this year’s draft, Smith still has a chance to participate in a preseason game or two before the regular season begins.

I always think it’s necessary for guys to play in the preseason and go through that,” Sirianni said during his Tuesday press conference.

But Sirianni added that how much not just Smith but all starters may play in Thursday’s game against the Patriots is still to be determined.

9 responses to “DeVonta Smith will participate in team drills on Tuesday

  1. what a joke;

    this guy has no more business in the NFL than you are i;

    skinny, slow, weak upper body and no lower body strength whatsoever;

    this is no feel-good Walter Mitty story, it is a disaster waiting to happen;

  2. Well for the past four seasons, everyone else on the Eagles pretty much “snapped in half” so his size doesn’t really matter.

    touchback6 says:
    August 17, 2021 at 10:26 am
    I hope the little guy doesn’t snap in half

  3. He played at the highest level of college football and absolutely killed it. He has worked his tail off and his answers to questions always put the team first.

    But all anyone can talk about is his size (even though the injury he had in camp had nothing to do with physical contact, or being small). They’ve deemed him a failure already.

    Let’s wait and see what this kid does once the ball’s snapped.

  4. He has no business in the NFL? Really? He was the best WR in college last year playing against elite corners and it wasn’t close. Do you even watch football?

  5. 175 lbs is too slight for an NFL wideout today. I’d keep him on the sideline and feed him up. I mean c’mon, in the home of the Philly Cheesesteak it shouldn’t take long.

  6. With Hurts having the best showing at joint training camp it’s easy to see the patriots are going nowhere if Cam and Mac can’t even outplay him.


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