Linebacker D.J. Smith didn’t last long on the open market after the Green Bay Packers released him. A day later, he’s a member of the San Diego Chargers.
The Green Bay Packers have waived linebacker D.J. Smith, an opening day starter in 2012. The move comes as pretty much a total surprise, even though the Packers are crowded at inside linebacker.
The Green Bay Packers will be without linebacker D.J. Smith and running back Brandon Saine for the rest of the season. Here’s what happens now.
Much to the surprise of no one, D.J. Smith has outplayed A.J. Hawk in training camp. He’ll take over as the Green Bay Packers only linebacker in the dime package.
The Green Bay Packers seem to be doing everything possible to keep underperforming linebacker A.J. Hawk in the starting lineup, including convincing D.J. Smith he plays a completely different position.
The Green Bay Packers have a pricey problem at inside linebacker and his name is A.J. Hawk. We see one clear solution. The Packers should cut their losses.
D.J. Smith and Robert Francois may still see playing time when the Green Bay Packers starting inside linebackers, A.J. Hawk and Robert Francois, return to action. That may be bad news for Hawk in particular.
The Green Bay Packers traded their final fifth round selection to the San Francisco 49ers and landed pick No. 174 in the sixth round and a seventh-round pick (No. 231). Ted Thompson then turned around and traded that pick to the Miami Dolphins, along with the the seventh he just acquired, for the No. 179 [...]