Packers Officially Sign S Anthony Smith
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- The Green Bay Packers signed safety Anthony Smith on Monday, their first free-agent deal of the offseason.
The 6-foot, 200-pound Smith spent his first three seasons in Pittsburgh and has four interceptions in 46 games. Several media outlets reported the Packers agreed to terms with Smith last week, but the team didn't announce the deal until Monday.
New Packers secondary coach Darren Perry was Smith's defensive backs coach in 2006, and Smith's experience playing in a 3-4 defensive alignment will come in handy as the Packers change their 4-3 defensive scheme going into next season.
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