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Jaylon Smith, Steelers Agree to Contract; Former Cowboys Pound Was Waived by Raiders

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IIDecember 27, 2023

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Free representative linebacker Jaylon Smith has actually signed an agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers, per his representative Doug Henderson.

Per CBS Sports’ Josina Anderson, the Steelers mean to put Smith on the practice team.

Smith has actually taken an NFL field for 7 seasons. He’s bet the Dallas Cowboys, Green Bay Packers, New York Giants and Las Vegas Raiders.

The Silver and Black signed Smith off the New Orleans Saints’ practice team on Nov. 2. He played in one video game for the Raiders, a 30-6 win over the Giants on Nov. 5. Smith signed up 2 solo takes on. Las Vegas waived Smith on Nov. 22.

Smith’s last complete season featured the Giants in 2022. He completed second on Big Blue with 88 takes on. His finest days featured Dallas, where he balanced 139 deals with from 2018-2020. Smith made Pro Bowl honors in 2019.

He starred at Notre Dame before getting in the NFL. Smith was set to be a high first-round draft choice in 2016 however suffered a torn ACL and MCL throughout the Fiesta Bowl versus Ohio State. Dallas chose Smith 34th general, and Smith sat the 2016 season to recuperate.

He’s taken pleasure in an amazing return because that minute to take an efficient profession.

Now he’s locked on with the Steelers, who are still in the playoff race. Pittsburgh enters its video game at the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday with an 8-7 record, connected with 3 other groups for the 3rd and last AFC wild card area.

The Indianapolis Colts presently hold the tiebreaker there, however the Steelers can still take that last area. Smith provides the group another linebacker choice if required.

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