WILL SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP
Will Smith is officially a New England Patriot. ESPN’s Mike Reiss and Field Yates announced the acquisition on Monday.
Filed to ESPN with @FieldYates: Patriots are signing veteran DE Will Smith, formerly of the Saints, per source.
— Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) May 5, 2014
Smith has spent the last eight seasons with the New Orleans Saints after they drafted him with the 18th overall...
The New England Patriots are signing longtime New Orleans Saints DE Will Smith. The deal is likely to be of the one-year variety after Smith missed the entire 2013 season due to an ACL tear.
It was rumored a month ago that the Patriots were the favorites to land the former Saints star defensive end and they were probably just waiting for his price to drop a little.
Now that New...
The New England Patriots will add a veteran pass rusher just days before the 2014 NFL draft.
The Patriots are signing former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith, a source told ESPN’s Mike Reiss and Field Yates.
Smith missed the 2013 season after tearing his ACL during the preseason. The Saints had tried moving Smith to outside linebacker last summer.
Smith’s best season...
Mike Reiss of ESPN Boston reports that the Patriots are signing veteran DE Will Smith to a contract.
New England hosted Smith for a visit back in early April and since then reports mentioned that the Patriots were considered to be the favorites to sign him to a contract.
The Seahawks came up as a speculative option, however, nothing serious ever came from the suggestion.
During the mass exodus of veterans from New Orleans this off season Will Smith has seemingly been lost in the mire.
Smith was an excellent defensive end for the majority of his career in New Orleans, however the switch to a 3-4 system upon Rob Ryan’s arrival really signaled the end to Smith’s career as a Saint.
Recovering from a torn ACL in 2013, Smith could still provide stout...
The New Orleans Saints suffered another unneeded blow to the defense. Outside linebacker Will Smith, the longest tenured Saint, sustained a knee injury and is out for the rest of season. Smith was making the transition to the 3-4 outside linebacker after playing his whole career at 4-3 defensive end. Though Smith was having his issues with the transition, his loss is yet another...
According to ProFootballTalk.com, there’s a chance Saints outside linebacker Will Smith suffered a season-ending knee injury during Sunday’s game against the Texans.
Bad news for the Saints — LB Will Smith is expected to be out for the year with a knee injury suffered Sunday against the Texans.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 26, 2013
I’m not sure how Smith...
According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said that Will Smith is moving to outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defense.
#Saints GM Mickey Loomis said Will Smith will start off OTAs at outside linebacker. Just spoke to him at Saints HOF golf tournament.
— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 20, 2013
Not every defensive end can...
According to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports, the New Orleans Saints and defensive end Will Smith are currently working on restructuring his contract to to lower his cap number and help him remain with the team for the future.
Saints are working on a restructured deal for DE Will Smith. Not done, but progressing.
— Jason Cole (@JasonColeYahoo) February 23, 2013
The Saints have to...
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