Green Bay, WI (Sports Network) - The Green Bay Packers released running back
Brandon Saine and linebacker D.J. Smith on Wednesday.
Both players had suffered season-ending ACL tears in a Week 6 game against
Houston last season.
Smith has totaled 82 tackles, two sacks and an interception in 22 games since
joining the team as a sixth-round pick out of Appalachian State in 2011.
Saine, a two-year player out of Ohio State, appeared in six contests last
season and eight in 2011, when he ran for 69 yards and caught 10 passes for 69
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