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REPORTS: Packers reach agreement with LB Jaylon Smith

Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith (9) celebrates after the play during an NFL football...
Dallas Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith (9) celebrates after the play during an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Matt Patterson)(Matt Patterson | AP)
Published: Oct. 7, 2021 at 7:21 AM CDT
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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers have a agreed to terms with LB Jaylon Smith, according to multiple reports.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports Smith reached an agreement for a one-year deal with the Packers. Details of that agreement were not yet available Thursday morning.

Smith was recently released by the Dallas Cowboys.

The Packers are shoring up the defense after the loss of outside linebacker Za’Darius Smith to back surgery. Za’Darius could potentially return to the Packers this season.

The Cowboys drafted Jaylon Smith out of Notre Dame in the second round of the 2016 NFL Draft. He made the Pro Bowl in 2019.

Smith has an NFL career 516 tackles and 9 sacks.

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