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Jason Smith

Jason Smith - T

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 308 lbs.
Birthday 04/30/1986
Birthplace Dallas, TX
College Baylor
Years played 5
Drafted 2009, 1st round, 2nd pick by Rams

LBs Scott, Pace among Jets' cuts

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 2:54 p.m. ET
The Jets began clearing cap space on Tuesday by announcing the release of veterans OLB Calvin Pace, ILB Bart Scott S Eric Smith and OT Jason Smith.

Jets, Rams finalize trade of right tackles

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Jason Smith-Wayne Hunter trade between the Rams and Jets became official on Tuesday.

Report: Rams, Jets swapping tackles

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 8:34 p.m. ET
he Jets reportedly are working on acquiring former first-round OT Jason Smith from the Rams in exchange for demoted Jets ORT Wayne Hunter.

Offensive tackle looking like potential weak link for Rams

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
With Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith struggling to hold their own against the Rams' starting DEs in training camp, offensive tackle is a major concern.

Rams OT Smith agrees to major pay cut

Posted April 21, 2012 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
Rams OT Jason Smith has agreed to restructure his contract to give the team more salary-cap space. 

49ers WR Crabtree dazzles as blocker

Posted Oct. 29, 2011 @ 9:17 p.m. ET
On a team of excellent blockers, WR Michael Crabtree is the 49ers' best, says one team observer in this week's NFC Whispers.

Both Rams tackles have really struggled

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Rams starting ORT Jason Smith has been under fire for a while now. But fellow OLT Rodger Saffold, we hear, is playing even worse this season than Smith.

Rams-Packers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Oct. 13, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Six game this Sunday against the Rams at Lambeau Field.   

Rams' injury updates following Week One loss

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Rams could be without some of their top players for the coming weeks after releasing a lengthy injury update on Monday.

Rams in dire need of rebound against Niners

Posted Dec. 20, 2010 @ 7:40 p.m. ET
If the Rams continue to perform like they did in their 27-13 loss to the Chiefs in Week 15, they are going to have a very tough time making the playoffs.

Rams OT Smith cleared to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 9:21 a.m. ET
Rams OT Jason Smith has been cleared to play in Sunday's game vs. the 49ers after missing Week Eight because of a concussion.

Rams' offensive tackles holding their own

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
Team insiders tell us the Rams are happy with the job being turned in by OTs Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith on the left and right sides, respectively, so far this season.

Report: Bradford signs richest rookie deal

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 11:58 p.m. ET
Rams QB Sam Bradford is the richest rookie in NFL history. The No. 1 overall draft choice has agreed to a six-year, $78 million contract that has a maximum value of $86 million with incentives, a league source has told ...

Rams toying with switching around OTs

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 12:44 p.m. ET
The Rams’ offensive line has picked right up where it left off early in the offseason as a particularly hot topic, with the news that OTs Jason Smith and Rodger Saffold could be trading places.

Torn triceps could end Setterstrom's season

Posted June 12, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Rams OG Mark Setterstrom suffered a torn triceps muscle during practice at the team's minicamp Friday, head coach Steve Spagnuolo revealed Saturday. The injury comes shortly after OLT Jason Smith was diagnosed with a stress fracture in his left ...

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 11, 2013
New Orleans general manager Mickey Loomis says the Saints and Smith have agreed to a one-year contract.||||||| Smith, whose acquisition was announced by the Saints on Thursday, has spent four seasons in the NFL, playing in 45 games with 26 starts at both left and right tackle. The 6-foot-5, 308-pound lineman was the second overall pick out of Baylor in the 2009 draft by the St. Louis Rams and spent last season with the New York Jets.
Posted Aug. 27, 2012
The New York Jets have acquired Smith from the St. Louis Rams.||||||| Smith was the No. 2 overall pick by the Rams in the 2009 draft, but failed to live up to lofty expectations. Barry Richardson has started at right tackle all preseason ahead of Smith, who has been plagued by concussion problems throughout his career.
Posted Nov. 25, 2011
St. Louis placed right tackle Jason Smith on the injured reserve list Friday.||||||| Smith sustained a concussion and a neck injury Oct. 23 against Dallas. He is the 13th Rams player now on the IR list.
Posted Nov. 20, 2011
Smith is inactive for the fourth straight game with a concussion, leaving the Rams without both starting tackles.||||||| Smith has played in six games this season.
Posted Nov. 10, 2010
Smith has been cleared to play this week after a concussion sidelined him for the last game before a bye week.||||||| The concussion is the second in two NFL seasons for Smith, who was the second overall pick in the 2009 draft. Smith bounced back a lot quicker from the latest concussion than he did in his his rookie season, when he missed the final six games. Smith was injured in practice before the Rams' 20-10 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 31. He says that during the bye week, he went home and rested.

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