Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/23/14

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 24: Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints reacts after a fumble in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the NFC Championship Game at the Louisiana Superdome on January 24, 2010 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
New Orleans Saints linebacker Will Smith limped off the field during last night’s preseason contest against the Houston Texans after sustaining what appeared to be a leg injury. Pro Football Talk characterized the ailment as a potential knee injury, and Smith’s status moving forward isn’t clear at this time. Smith suffered the injury during a play which ended by Cameron Jordan sacking Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. It’s not clear exactly how Smith sustained the injury or what he hurt, and there’s also been no word released regarding the extent of the injury. More figures to come out early this week on Smith’s status, but it was a good sign that he was able to exit the field under his own power. Under Rob Ryan’s new defensive scheme, the Saints have been converting Smith from a defensive end in their former 4-3 defense to an outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defense. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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