According to Larry Holder of the New Orleans Times-Picayune, Saints general manager Mickey Loomis said that Will Smith is moving to outside linebacker in their new 3-4 defense.
#Saints GM Mickey Loomis said Will Smith will start off OTAs at outside linebacker. Just spoke to him at Saints HOF golf tournament.
— Larry Holder (@LarryHolder) May 20, 2013
Not every defensive end can switch to linebacker. If Smith doesn’t play well in the preseason, I wonder how long it will take before he gets released. Can’t have him on the field if he’s going to be a liability.