According to ProFootballTalk.com, there’s a chance Saints outside linebacker Will Smith suffered a season-ending knee injury during Sunday’s game against the Texans.
Bad news for the Saints — LB Will Smith is expected to be out for the year with a knee injury suffered Sunday against the Texans.
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) August 26, 2013
I’m not sure how Smith would have played this season in the Saints new 3-4 defense, but this is a tough blow for them.
Update: Smith suffered a torn ACL.