Sean Smith will be released by Oakland Raiders

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden

Turning 31 in July, Smith never lived up to the massive four-year, $40 million pact he signed two offseasons ago, a deal that included $20 million guaranteed. A person familiar with the move says Smith was told that he will be let go before the start of the new league year. Smith is primarily a blocking tight end, and Gruden professed his liking for those at the combine in Indianapolis.

Oakland still has a glaring need at cornerback, left with only Gareon Conley as a projected starter after releasing both David Amerson and Sean Smith.

Raiders cornerback Sean Smith reportedly will be released by the team Monday before pleading guilty Tuesday to a felony count of assault, according to the Los Angeles Times. Santiago said Smith argued with his sister and Woods intervened during the dispute.

Dolphins plan to move on from Ndamukong Suh, Lawrence Timmons
Suh made about $60 million in his three seasons and was in line for $17 million this year, with a $26.1 million cap hit. Suh's career with Miami was a mixed bag after signing a monster six-year, $114 million contract with the team in 2015.

His plea will have him serving one year in prison with three years probation, but if convicted as charged, Smith faces a maximum sentence of seven years.

Smith got benched in his first game with the Raiders after getting burned by New Orleans' Brandin Cooks for a 98-yard touchdown.

During his stint with the Rams, Carrier recorded just 71 receiving yards on eight catches and 11 targets across 14 games of action. Dexter McDonald and Antonio Hamilton are the other two cornerbacks under contract, and TJ Carrie has interest from the Broncos, according to CBS Sports, since he's set to hit unrestricted free agency on Wednesday.

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