Packers To Sign Safety Adrian Amos

Preston Smith Packers Redskins

Za'Darius Smith was a trade target of the Packers in 2018 and his signing in Green Bay continues an exodus from a Baltimore Ravens' defense bracing to subtract inside linebacker C.J. Mosley (Jets) and longtime edge pillar Terrell Suggs.

Add in Smith (6-4, 272 pounds), and the Packers officially have a bonafide quarterback hunter. For now, let's all enjoy this unique time for the Packers as they are finally active in free agency.

The people spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the contracts can not become official until the new league year opens Wednesday.

Who did the Packers pay that kind of money to? Like Fackrell, Smith was a mid-round pick who had one breakout season. In 58 National Football League games, Smith has 119 tackles, 24 tackles for loss, 18.5 sacks, 52 quarterback hits, three forced fumbles and five passes broken up.

Smith has played all 64 games in the past four seasons and with some of the talent around him in Green Bay, his best days could be ahead of him. After moving veteran cornerback Tramon Williams to free safety last season due to trading away Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, Amos is a definite upgrade.

United Kingdom strips 2 more IS brides' citizenship
British Home Secretary Sajid Javid faced criticism Saturday after the death of a United Kingdom teenager's baby in a Syrian camp. The 19-year-old had controversially said she wanted to return to the United Kingdom after feeling to Syria at the age of 15.

There is at least one prominent onetime PSU star staying put, however, as Tampa Bay tackle Donovan Smith has already signed a three-year, $41.5 million deal to remain with the Buccaneers.

The former third-round pick out of North Dakota State is trading his orange and blue for green and gold, the colors he had so much success with in college.

UPDATE: Packers are also signing offensive lineman Billy Turner from the Denver Broncos. Cobb has been with the team since being drafted in the second round in 2011.

The Chicago Bears took their first big hit of free agency Tuesday.

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