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Saints News, 4/1/14: Former Saint Will Smith To Visit The Patriots Today

The Patriots have done well in the past with veteran defensive players at the ends of their careers and long-time Saint Will Smith probably has at least one more good season left in him after sitting out all of last year on injured reserve. Best of luck to him. He and the Patriots might be a good fit.




Saints News (or is it an April Fools prank?)

Former Saint Will Smith visiting the Patriots today | ProFootballTalk
The Patriots have done good business in the past with veteran defensive players at the ends of their careers. They're giving it another shot today. According to John Clayton of ESPN, former Saints defensive end Will Smith is visiting the Patriots today.

Will Smith will reportedly visit New England; Grubbs softball game pushed back: Saints mid-day notes | Black and Gold
Former Saints defensive end/linebacker Will Smith is in New England for a free agent visit with the Patriots on Tuesday, ESPN’s John Clayton is reporting.

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NFL News

DeSean Jackson says he’s moving on as he moves through the airport | ProFootballTalk
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Report: 49ers, Browns aggressively pursuing Jackson | ProFootballTalk
The mystery of the DeSean Jackson mystery teams apparently has been solved, without the intervention of Shaggy, Scooby-Doo, or any other meddling kids. According to NBC Washington, the 49ers and Browns are pursuing Jackson, who continues to visit with the Redskins.

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A week after getting an NFL job, Greg Reid gets arrested again | ProFootballTalk
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