Jaylon Smith RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jaylon Smith Celebrated His Ex-Team Cowboys Beating His New Team The Giants

    Black Sports Online "The Cowboys cut linebacker Jaylon Smith in the middle of the season. That is like kicking your girlfriend out of the house in the middle of a lease. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px..." December 20

  • Giants sign Jaylon Smith ahead of game against his former team the Cowboys

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Giants could have someone on defense ready for a revenge game Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. The Giants are in need of linebacker help, and to that end the team signed longtime Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith to their practice squad Friday.  " December 17

  • Packers releasing Jaylon Smith

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers are releasing linebacker Jaylon Smith, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. The former Pro Bowler will once again be looking for a new team after being released for the second time this season. November 02

  • Panthers, Washington pursued Jaylon Smith before Packers signed LB

    Yardbarker "The Packers ended up winning the quickly developing recruiting battle for Jaylon Smith, but they fended off multiple NFC suitors to do so. Both Carolina and Washington were in the mix for the longtime starter last week, Adam Schefter of ESPN.com notes. With the Cowboys still on the..." October 13

  • Jaylon Smith Reveals True Reason He Was Cut by Cowboys

    Heavy "Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy claimed multiple “factors” catalyzed the organization’s decision to serve Jaylon Smith his walking papers. But the veteran linebacker can read between the lines, interpret the writing on the wall —..." October 09

  • Dak Prescott Breaks Silence on Cowboys Releasing Jaylon Smith

    Heavy "Dak Prescott made his first public comments since the Dallas Cowboys surprisingly released linebacker Jaylon Smith. Prescott noted that he exchanged text messages with Smith and emphasized that the move serves as a reminder that the NFL is sometimes a difficult..." October 09

  • 3 trades the Green Bay Packers should make after adding Jaylon Smith

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers have won three consecutive games following a season-opening loss to the New Orleans Saints. All of this comes after a drama-filled off-season between Green Bay and reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers. Now that the Pack have to be seen as legitimate Super Bowl..." October 07

  • Cowboys asked Jaylon Smith to waive 2022 injury guarantee

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys cut Jaylon Smith to avoid the possibility of owing his 2022 salary of $9.2 million, which is guaranteed for injury. Before pulling the plug, the Cowboys made Smith a proposal. Drop the 2022 injury guarantee, and we’ll stay the course. " October 07

  • Jaylon Smith agrees to terms with Packers

    CBS Sports "Jaylon Smith did not have to wait too long to find a new home in the NFL. Following his surprise release from the Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday, the veteran linebacker has reportedly agreed to terms with the Green Bay Packers, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Network. There were several teams..." October 07

  • Packers pushing for Jaylon Smith after Cowboys release

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers were rumored to be in on Stephon Gilmore, but he wound up getting traded to the Carolina Panthers. Now, NFL Network’s Ian Rapaport says the Packers are trying to sign Jaylon Smith after his recent release from the Dallas..." October 06

  • 4 ideal destinations for Jaylon Smith

    Sportsnaut "The Dallas Cowboys shocked the NFL world Tuesday evening by releasing Pro Bowl linebacker Jaylon Smith roughly 26 months after they signed him to a massive contract extension. A second-round pick of the Cowboys back in 2016, the 26-year-old Smith overcame a devastating lower-body..." October 06

  • Eagles linked to Jaylon Smith by report out of Dallas

    NBC Sports "News broke on Tuesday night that the Cowboys were releasing former Pro Bowl linebacker Jaylon Smith.  And if you haven’t noticed, the Eagles’ linebackers haven’t been great this season. October 06

  • Mike McCarthy: Releasing Jaylon Smith a “big-picture roster move”

    DallasCowboys.com "Head coach Mike McCarthy said veteran linebacker Jaylon Smith's release "wasn't an easy decision" for the franchise, but ultimately a "big picture roster move." "We felt this was the time to do it," McCarthy said. "I just think like anything,..." October 06

  • Reason Cowboys cut Jaylon Smith revealed

    Larry Brown Sports "Jaylon Smith has been with the Dallas Cowboys since 2016, made the Pro Bowl in 2019, and signed a big contract with the team two years ago. Tuesday’s news that the team was cutting him left many stunned. So, why would Dallas get rid of Smith, especially when they still owe him..." October 06

  • Cowboys Turned Down Trade Offers for Jaylon Smith

    Heavy "The Dallas Cowboys are prepared to abruptly release Jaylon Smith after rumors swirled about his future throughout the offseason. More surprising than the Cowboys releasing Smith is the fact the team could not find a trade partner to even land a late-round future draft pick for the former Pro..." October 06

  • Dez Bryant Calls Out Cowboys for Cutting Jaylon Smith

    Heavy "Dez Bryant knows a thing or two about getting cut by the Dallas Cowboys, and unceremoniously at that. Such is why, perhaps, Bryant offered a strong, sympathetic message on behalf of now-former Cowboys linebacker Jaylon Smith, who was released Tuesday night. October 06

  • Cowboys release Jaylon Smith

    The Score "The Dallas Cowboys have released linebacker Jaylon Smith, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Smith signed a five-year, $64-million contract extension in August 2019 and is still owed $7.2 million for this season, Schefter adds. " October 05

  • Jaylon Smith Makes Statement to Cowboys on Demotion

    Heavy "Many other players stuck in a similar situation — a long-time if consistent veteran starter suddenly being phased out of the team’s plans — would not exhibit the professionalism nor wherewithal of Jaylon Smith. Say this for the backburnered Dallas..." September 16

  • Jaylon Smith a trade candidate for Cowboys

    Clutch Points "With the regular season rapidly approaching, the Dallas Cowboys are pondering what moves to make, or not make before Week 1. According to Peter King and his “Monday Morning Quarterback” article, the Cowboys could field trade calls and entertain the idea..." August 30

  • Cowboys Likely to Bench Jaylon Smith, Says Insider

    Heavy "The Dallas Cowboys have a logjam at linebacker and former Pro Bowler Jaylon Smith may be the odd man out when it comes to being a starter in 2021. The Athletic’s Jon Machota predicts Smith will not secure one of the three starting linebacker spots. Machota has Keanu..." August 19

  • Cowboys to Trade Jaylon Smith After Going Viral for Poor Play?

    Heavy "Jaylon Smith’s performance this preseason — so stunningly bad, he went viral on Twitter — could be the impetus for the Dallas Cowboys to initiate the departure of the veteran linebacker. With the first of three NFL roster cutdown deadlines..." August 16