Oakland Raiders release CB Sean Smith, who's off to prison


Smith has agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of assault with great bodily injury and will be sentenced to one year in prison and five years of probation, the attorney for the alleged victim confirmed to The Associated Press.

Smith was arrested last August 17 for allegedly assaulting his sister's then-boyfriend, Christopher Woods, last July 4.

The Silver and Black have released cornerback Sean Smith, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The Raiders released Smith today which wasn't a huge surprise considering his release would free up $8.5 million in cap space, without costing the Raiders any dead cap space.

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On the field, Smith's play last season was inconsistent. The San Francisco 49ers released him in 2015 after his arrest for a DUI and hit and run, and he later signed with the Raiders, but the National Football League suspended him for violating their substance abuse policy.

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Smith's release underscores the Raiders' needs at cornerback this offseason.

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Smith struggled again early in 2017 and was replaced in the starting lineup by TJ Carrie, before finishing the season strong after John Pagano replaced fired defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. for the final six games.

A former second-round pick by the Miami Dolphins in the 2009 NFL Draft, Smith has had several issues with the law of the years. The 30-year-old played well for the Raiders down the stretch last season, after a year and a half of disappointing production.

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