ESPN Oakland Raiders reporter Paul Gutierrez reported a week and a half ago that defensive lineman Antonio Smith recently underwent a "minor" surgery after a weight-lifting mishap during the team’s voluntary workout program.
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Cutler Benching Prelude To Trade?
NFL Insider Mark Dominik explains how the Chicago Bears could convert QB Jay Cutler's salary and why the decision to bench Cutler and keep him healthy will pay off down the road if Chicago decides to cut or trade Cutler.
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