Originally written on NFL Trade Rumors  |  Last updated 8/21/13
The New Orleans Saints have announced the release of former No. 2 overall pick OT Jason Smith. Smith, 27, was brought in to compete for one of the team’s starting tackle positions, but he wasn’t having the strongest training camp overall. Last year, he was traded to the Jets in return for another underwhelming offensive tackle in Wayne Hunter. Smith managed to play in all 16 games for the Jets last season, but never received a start. At this point in time, it appears as though Smith could be out of options. We’ll have to see if some team is willing to bring him in for a workout at some point in the near future. Charles Brown will be the Saints starting left tackle this year with Zach Strief most likely handling the right tackle position. The post Saints Release OT Jason Smith appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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