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D.J. SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Panthers Sign S Robert Lester To Active Roster, Waive LB D.J. Smith

The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have signed S Robert Lester to their active roster and placed LB D.J. Smith on waivers. Lester, 26, signed on with the Panthers as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama last year. He was unable to make the 53-man roster coming out of the preseason, but he wound up on the team’s practice squad. In 2013, he appeared in 12 games...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers sign LB D.J. Smith; Place Tolbert on short term I/R

Today the Carolina Panthers signed D.J. Smith to their 53 man roster. @RavensInsider: Panthers sign D.J. Smith to active roster, place Mike Tolbert on injured reserve-designated to return Smith was drafted by the Green Bay Packers out of Appalachian State University in the sixth round (186th pick overall) of the 2011 NFL Draft. The post Panthers sign LB D.J. Smith; Place Tolbert...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Panthers Place RB Mike Tolbert On Short-Term I.R., Sign LB D.J. Smith

  The Carolina Panthers announced Tuesday that they have placed RB Mike Tolbert on injured reserve with the designation to return and signed LB D.J. Smith to a contract. The #Panthers have placed FB Mike Tolbert on IR/designated to return. LB D.J. Smith has been signed to the active roster. — Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) September 23, 2014 Tolbert, 28, unfortunately suffered...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Packers linebacker Smith scooped up by Chargers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It took less than 24 hours for inside linebacker D.J. Smith to find a new team. One day after the Green Bay Packers released him, the 24-year-old signed with the San Diego Chargers. Smith's agent, Lamont Smith, announced the signing via Twitter. Smith, the Packers' sixth-round pick in 2011, was surprisingly cuton Wednesday. He started six games for the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers Waive ILB D.J. Smith

NFL News: The Green Bay Packers have waived ILB D.J. Smith. Even though Smith tore his ACL in October of 2012, he had played well for the Packers in 9 starts and was even touted as being one of the most underrated players on the defense. This move is kind of shocking but also may spell worries for Smith’s knee and it’s possible that he’s dealing with complications coming back...
Via FF Locker Room
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Torn ACLs lead Packers to release Smith, Saine

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Knee injuries suffered by two Green Bay Packers players in a blowout win over the Houston Texans in Week 6 last season have cost both of them a spot on the team's roster. Most notably, the Packers released inside linebacker D.J. Smith, who started six games for Green Bay in 2012 before tearing his ACL. Smith stepped into the starting lineup for Desmond Bishop...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers Injury Report: D.J. Smith, Brandon Saine, Sam Shields

The Green Bay Packers have announced that they will be without starting linebacker D.J. Smith and backup running back Brandon Saine for the remainder of the season, reports Kareem Copeland of NFL.com. Smith injured his knee during the Packers’ victory over the Houston Texans Monday Sunday night. Coach Mike McCarthy didn’t offer details on Smith’s injury, just...
Via NFL Injury Report
October 16, 2012  |  Discuss

D.J. Smith Out For The Season

Packers linebacker D.J. Smith is out for the season with a knee injury, according to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.Fantasy Spin:The injury is believed to be a torn ACL. Smith had 39 tackles, two sacks and four passes deflected in six games.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: D.J. Smith Will Be New Sensation in Titletown

Michigan Stadium was home to one of the greatest upsets in college football history.In September of 2007, Appalachian State snuck into the huge, intimidating venue and marched out with a 34-32 victory over the No. 5 Michigan Wolverines.D.J. Smith was a freshman reserve weak-side linebacker on that team.Soon after he would take over as the starter and begin setting records.He had...
Via Football Nation
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Smith not competing with Hawk for time

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- As a rookie last season, Green Bay Packers inside linebacker D.J. Smith was about as good as a sixth-round pick could be in limited opportunities. He showed so much promise that green and gold fans throughout the state of Wisconsin have been clamoring for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to find more ways to get Smith involved in a defense that gave up more passing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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