The New Orleans Saints have released offensive tackle Jason Smith, coach Sean Payton announced.
Smith is a former second overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft, selected by the St. Louis Rams.
Smith, 27, was a backup last season with the New York Jets.
Smith has had issues with concussions and other injuries.
He hasn't realized the potential he displayed at Baylor.
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