Ito Smith (concussion) is practicing and returning kicks in a black non-contact jersey.
It appears that Ito Smith is still in the concussion protocol but practicing on Thursday is a good sign that he will be cleared soon. His presence would lower Devonta Freeman's upside against the Titans this week.
ATL RB Ito Smith - Week 6 Fantasy Football Outlook
Week 6 at Arizona Cardinals
In Week 5, Smith had five rushing attempts for 19 yards and six receptions for 45 yards. Devonta Freeman out-touched Smith 16 to 11 and out-snapped him 40 to 35. Smith’s increased usage in the passing game is encouraging because Atlanta’s defense continues to hemorrhage points. The Falcons have trailed on 75% of offensive snaps, which is only behind the Dolphins, 92.8%, per Graham Barfield.
The offenses playing against Arizona average the sixth-most plays per game, per Evan Silva and this game has the second-highest over/under (51). 4for4’s rankings expert John Paulsen has Smith ranked as the half PPR RB40. Smith is a touchdown-dependent start.