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The Saints have cut offensive tackle Justin Smith, coach Sean Payton said Wednesday, according to the club’s official Twitter feed.- ProFootballTalk.com August 21st
Smith was drafted second overall by the Rams in 2009, and will now be looking for his Third team in his fifth NFL sesaon. Smith is still young and showed promise at Baylor before he was drafted. I expect him to be picked up relatively quickly.
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The player picked behind Matthew Stafford in the 2009 NFL Draft is out of a job.
The Saints released offensive tackle Jason Smith on Wednesday coach Sean Payton announced. Smith had only been with the team since signing a one-year deal in April.
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Sean Payton is mad. And this makes the Saints dangerous.
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Why, God, Why?
Reports are surfacing that the 49ers are interested in QB Seneca Wallace and are expecting to visit with the free agent at some point.
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