Harrison: Top 20 Games of 2012
The 2012 season was one for the ages. Which games will be remembered most? Elliot Harrison gives you the Top 20. More ...
Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says that longtime defensive end Will Smith will open up organized team activities playing outside linebacker. Junior Galette and Martez Wilson also are changing to linebackers, but Smith's transition figures to be the toughest. He's a classic 4-3 defensive end at 282 pounds; after nine seasons, his movement skills are not what they once were.
Smith took a massive pay cut from $9 million down to $3 million to remain with the Saints during the offseason. He might not even be a lock to make the team if he doesn't look natural in offseason practices.