OLB Aldon Smith - Oakland Raiders
|6-4, 263||Born: 10-30-1989||College: Missouri||Drafted: Round 1, pick 7|
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General News (Wed Feb 1): is being sued by his former team, the San Francisco 49ers, for more than $340,000 in signing bonus money. According to the lawsuit, Smith was obligated to repay the 49ers for part of his signing bonus after being suspended nine games in 2014 for failing a drug test. Smith has paid $844,396.82 of $1,186,027 that he owes San Francisco. Thus, the 49ers are seeking $341,630.18.
Latest NewsRaiders | Aldon Smith in domestic violence incident (Tue Feb 14, 12:15 AM) - Oakland Raiders LB Aldon Smith is currently being investigated by San Francisco police regarding a domestic violence incident. An incident report was filed on Saturday, Feb. 11, and both Smith and the woman who filed the complaint are cooperating with the investigation. No arrests have been made or charges filed. Our View: Smith has yet to be reinstated by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, even though he's been cleared to do so since late last year. This incident is still under investigation, and Smith is cooperating with authorities. Even if nothing comes from this, it's not a good sign for Smith.
link to story Raiders | Oakland willing to wait on Aldon Smith (Fri Feb 10, 10:25 PM) - Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said he won't count on LB Aldon Smith being reinstated, but the team will 'welcome' him back if it happens. Our View: Smith was cleared to return late last season, but NFL commissioner Roger Goodell never made the decision to activate Smith. Lord only knows when Goodell will get around to reinstating the oft-troubled pass-rusher.
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