The New Orleans Saints made several recent roster moves, including releasing vet receiver Tre’Quan Smith from injured reserve. The move came as the Saints have reportedly provided Smith with a lot of opportunities but he was never able to be a productive member of their offense.
After his release, as rumors swirled in the air about his next destinations, the Denver Broncos named themselves the front-runners to be involved in those rumors of bolstering their offense with the former Saints player.
Tre’Quan Smith rumored to join Broncos
According to 9 News Denver’s Mike Klis, the Broncos are going to enroll Tre’Quan Smith on their roster in the first week of October. He was expected to undergo a physical and visit the franchise’s facility in Denver last week, and as everything went well, the vet will be seen donning a Broncos jersey soon.
After getting released by the Saints, the wide receiver caught the attention of several teams, but Mike earlier reported that he had potential interest in reuniting with Sean Payton. The former New Orleans vet was selected by then-Saints coach Sean Payton as the No.91 overall in the third round of the 2018 draft and played four seasons under the coach’s guidance.
The Broncos already have Jerry Jeudy, Brandon Johnson, Courtland Sutton, and Lil’Jordan Humphrey in their receiving corps.
Tre’Quan Smith’s injury update
Due to a groin muscle ailment, Tre’Quan Smith missed the majority of training camp and underwent surgery to get rid of the injury. Hence, he had to begin the season on injured reserve as a result of it. Last month, he
The 27-year-old was allegedly set to become activated following the Broncos’ game in Week 4 despite missing the team’s first three games of the year.
Before making him a free agent, the Broncos cultivated a more than five-year bond with the receiver. Smith posted career-highs in receptions (34) and receiving yards (448) in 2020, which were his best receiving seasons.
He played in 15 games for them in his final season, including six starts, and hauled in 19 passes for 278 yards. A total of 131 receptions for 1,764 yards and 18 touchdowns were recorded by the player while he was a Denber player.
Do you think that Smith will be able to boost the offense that has recently faced the embarrassing 20-70 loss from the Miami Dolphins? Tell us in the comments.