Tuesday March 10th, 2015

Former Buffalo Bills tight end and current free agent Lee Smith is expected to join the Oakland Raiders, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

Smith has spent each of his four years in the league with the Bills. While primarily tasked with blocking, Smith also earned 144 yards and three touchdowns on 20 receptions in 56 career games. Last season he recorded his most receptions, catching seven of the eight passes thrown to him for 42 yards and a touchdown.

Smith was picked in the fifth round of the 2011 NFL Draft by the New England Patriots.

2015 NFL Free Agent Tracker, Grades

According to ESPN's Adam Caplan, Smith will likely sign a multi-year deal with Oakland.

According to both Schefter and Caplan, Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham is expected to meet with the Raiders, as well.

It was reported earlier on Tuesday that the Raiders would also sign former Seattle Seahawks linebacker and 2013 Super Bowl MVP Malcolm Smith.

Ravens trade defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to Lions

Oakland finished last year 3-13, and in last place in the AFC West. The team was No. 31 in points scored and No. 32 in yards gained. 

- Christopher Woody


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