By Anthony Caruso III
Posted: December 21st, 2013 at 4:47 pm EST
The New Orleans Saints still have two games left in the regular season.
Yet, their management is already considering moves for the off-season. Word has gotten out that the Saints will release long-time Defensive End/Outside Linebacker Will Smith this off-season.
By releasing Smith, the Saints will receive $11.55 million in cap space. Also, by releasing him, it would close the gap of the nearly $17 million that the team is already over the 2014 salary cap.
Smith is presently on injured reserve with a torn ACL. The releasing of Smith is being called a no-brainer move by the team.
He will be 33-years-old this summer, and has spent his entire NFL career with the Saints. And he does not fit into Defensive Coordinator Rob Ryan’s 3-4 defense.
He has not played at all this season. Last season, he had 58 tackles with 6 sacks.
He has been a member of the Saints defensive line since the 2004 season. The Ohio State product has not missed more than 2 games in a season before missing the entire year this season.
Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at email@example.com.
©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.