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BR Rookie Diary: Andre Smith

TE Andre Smith (Grant Halverson/Getty)

Bears TE Kyle Adams was placed on injured reserve this week due to a hamstring injury, opening the door for Andre Smith, who was elevated from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.

Former Virginia Tech tight end Andre Smith spent this past offseason in Bourbonnais with the Chicago Bears. He performed well enough in training camp for the team to sign him to the practice squad. The Bears placed Kyle Adams on IR this week with a hamstring injury, which elevated Smith to the 53-man roster. He talks about finally fulfilling his lifelong dream. "I got the call on Wednesday, the... Recommended Stories