Thursday March 3rd, 2016

The Baltimore Ravens have released linebacker Daryl Smith, reports ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

By cutting the veteran, the team has freed up $2.625 million in cap space, reports ESPN’s Jamison Hensley.

Smith was selected in the second round of the 2004 NFL draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He spent nine seasons in Jacksonville before joining the Ravens in 2013.

Over the course of his career, Smith has appeared in 174 NFL games, recording 1051 combined tackles, 13 forced fumbles and 11 interceptions.

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He had 121 combined tackles, three sacks and one interception this past season.

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