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WILL SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Saints’ GM: Patriots ‘Perfect Place’ For Recently Signed Will Smith

Will Smith’s former general manager was happy to see the free-agent pass rusher latch on with the New England Patriots. The New Orleans Saints released Smith, who was due more than $10 million in 2014, in February after he tore his ACL during the 2013 preseason, forcing him to miss the entire regular season. Smith signed a one-year deal worth $920,000 with the Patriots on Monday...
Via NESN.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

New England Patriots gettin’ jiggy wit Will Smith

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...
Via cover32 - Patriots
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots sign former Ohio State DE Will Smith

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Free agent defensive end Will Smith has signed with the New England Patriots. The 32-year-old veteran of 10 NFL seasons with New Orleans was a first-round draft pick out of Ohio State in 2004. He's played in 139 NFL games with 120 starts and has 67 sacks, 20 forced fumbles and seven fumble recoveries. Smith was implicated in the Saints' bounty scandal...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots To Sign Veteran Will Smith, Boost Pass-Rush Depth

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...
Via NESN.com
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Sign Defensive End Will Smith

The New England Patriots have added a veteran pass rusher to the mix.  The Patriots have signed former Saints defensive end Will Smith to a deal. Filed to ESPN with @FieldYates: Patriots are signing veteran DE Will Smith, formerly of the Saints, per source. — Mike Reiss (@MikeReiss) May 5, 2014 The one-time Pro Bowl selection missed the entire 2013 season after tearing his...
Via Thacover2
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Patriots Signing DE Will Smith

  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. Smith...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Will Smith likely to land in New England

Longtime Saint Will Smith has interest in joining the New England Patriots and the feelings seem to be mutual. Profootballtalk.nbcsports.comis reporting that “eventually” Smith will sign with the Patriots and he is open to a one-year deal. Smith will be 33 when the season starts and is fresh off a torn ACL. Therefore, no one is sure what he has left to offer but Belichick seems...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Not much interest yet in ex-Saint Will Smith

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...
Via cover32 - Saints
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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