Tye Smith

Tye Smith

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/195 lbs
Date of birth: Raleigh, North Carolina
University: Towson
Draft: 2015 5th round (34th pick) by the
  • Associated Press

    Vikings keep Cousins out of practice due to illness

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was absent from practice Thursday because of an illness, coach Kevin O'Connell said. Cousins was sent home after reporting he wasn't feeling well. O'Connell did not specify the symptoms.

  • Associated Press

    Vikings' Kendricks builds rapport with new LB partner Hicks

    For Minnesota linebacker Eric Kendricks, a decade of playing next to Anthony Barr made it easy to be on the same page with his close friend and former roommate — simply with a knowing glance. Kendricks and Barr, first at UCLA and then with the Vikings, developed a sense of mutual understanding on the field that allowed them to rapidly adjust to what opposing offenses presented. Now Kendricks, in his eighth season with Minnesota, glances at Barr’s familiar purple No. 55 and instead sees former Green Bay standout Za’Darius Smith.