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Detroit Lions Sign Defensive Lineman Shaun Smith

Article By on 12th August, 2009

... lineman Jared Devries for the season to a ruptured Achilles tendon, they signed former Bengals and Brown defensive lineman Shaun Smith.

Smith was released unexpectedly by the Browns on Saturday, meaning his stay on the unemployment line lasted all of two days.

While the reasons behind his release weren't announced, Smith has been outspoken about his thoughts on how the teams he plays on are run, and recently got into a weight room fight with quarterback Brady Quinn.

Smith's best season was in 2007, when he tallied 62 tackles and the only two sacks in his career.  Last season he dropped off considerably, making only 36 tackles in 11 games played.

Devries had started 29 games over the last three years, and could be ...

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