Steve Smith placed on IR

Posted Dec 12, 2011
Aaron Wilson

The Philadelphia Eagles placed wide receiver Steve Smith on injured reserve with a bone bruise in his knee. Smith caught 11 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown in nine games. Smith was signed to a $4 million contract prior to the season to leave the New York Giants.

The Eagles promoted defensive tackle Cedric Thornton to the active roster.

Thornton has spent the entire season on the practice squad.

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