D.J. Smith

Carolina Panthers #52 - Linebacker

  • Born: 02/24/89
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 239
  • Seasons: 3

Breaking Down New Bolts: Defensive Review

Jason Peters looks back at the defensive players he evaluated last offseason, and struggles with how horrible Derek Cox turned out to be.

Jonas Mouton has a torn ACL, will miss season

Jonas Mouton will spend another year on injured-reserve for the San Diego Chargers after tearing his ACL on the first day of Training Camp.

Still No Clarity for ILB Starters


For all the good news that has come out of training camp, there’s some reason for pessimism regarding ILBs Desmond Bishop and Brad Jones.

Why Brad Jones Will Stay Inside


We explain why it would be a mistake to move the 2012 Packers' best inside linebacker back to the outside.

Breaking Down New Bolts: D.J. Smith

If Manti Te'o comes up short of his potential, will new inside linebacker D.J. Smith be able to step in and contribute to the defense?

San Diego Chargers Sign MLB D.J. Smith


The San Diego Chargers broke news before the NFL Draft even started by signing an Inside Linebacker that could change their draft plans completely.

Return from IR: ILB D.J. Smith


We look at the second Packers linebacker to go on injured reserve, D.J. Smith, and try to project his return from a torn ACL.

Return from IR: A Look at Desmond Bishop


We will try to project the returns of some Packers who spent much of the 2012 season inactive or on injured reserve; we begin with inside linebacker Desmond Bishop.

Report: Brad Jones Re-signs with Green Bay

Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel is reporting that Brad Jones has signed a contract as the Packers' first unrestricted free agent signing of 2013.

What's Going On With Brad Jones?


The former Packer linebacker is back in Green Bay visiting the team, but does that mean that he's close to re-signing with the Packers?

Brad Jones Drawing Interest

Brad Jones has reportedly drawn interest from eight teams during this period of legal tampering. Is this bad news for those hoping to keep with the Packers?

Free Agent Preview - Jones' Potential Return


As one of a handful of starting running backs on the free agent market, Cedric Benson's potential return to Green Bay may again depend on decisions by the other backs.

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