Miami Dolphins to Work Out Pro Bowl Return Specialist Clifton Smith

September 8, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Possibly not content with their current kickoff and punt returners, the Miami Dolphins will work out Pro Bowl return specialist Clifton Smith Wednesday, Sept. 8.

Smith, who was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during final cuts Saturday, worked out for the Green Bay Packers today and reportedly has at least a few offers on the table.

A member of the same undrafted class that produced Dolphins' wide receiver Davone Bess and placekicker Dan Carpenter, Smith initially Buccaneers as a rookie free agent in 2008 after playing collegiality at Fresno State.

Smith went to the Pro Bowl as a rookie after averaging 27.6 yards per kickoff return, including a 97-yard return for a touchdown against the Kansas City Chiefs. He also ranked eighth in the NFL that season with a 14.1 average returning punts.

Smith improved his kick return average to 29.1 yards in 2009, but appeared in just 11 games due to a few concussions suffered during the season.

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