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CHIEFS SIGN FREE AGENT DT SHAUN SMITH

Posted Mar 10, 2010

The Kansas City Chiefs announced on Wednesday that the club has signed free agent DT Shaun Smith.

Smith (6-2, 325) has played in 63 games (27 starts) with New Orleans (2004), Cincinnati (2004-06, 2009) and Cleveland (2007-08). He has produced 196 tackles (92 solo), 2.0 sacks (-20.0 yards), three passes defensed and two forced fumbles. Smith registered a career-high 63 tackles (28 solo) with Cleveland in 2007. He has also seen action in two playoff contests with Cincinnati. Smith originally entered the NFL as a rookie free agent with Dallas in 2003 and spent time on the Cowboys practice squad that season.

The Brooklyn, New York native played two seasons at South Carolina after beginning his collegiate career at Butler (KS) Community College where he posted a single-season school record 20.0 sacks in 2000. Smith prepped at Wichita Heights High School in Wichita, Kansas.

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