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02/05/17 - LB Aldon Smith, currently serving more than a year-long suspension for multiple violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy, is reportedly expected to be reinstated to the league next month. Smith, who re-applied for reinstatement in late October, will join the Raiders in March, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Sunday. Smith missed the last 23 game since he was suspended from the NFL on Nov. 17, 2015.
11/17/16 - LB Aldon Smith said he "won't be defeated" after serving a one-year suspension for a hit-and-run arrest which ended Thursday. "I won't take no for an answer. I won't be defeated," Smith told ElefitTV on YouTube Wednesday. The 27-year-old and former seventh-overall pick was issued a yearlong ban by the NFL on Nov. 17, 2015 after his arrest for a hit-and-run on Aug. 6, 2015 in Santa Clara, Calif. He was charged with driving under the influence and vandalism.
10/27/16 - LB Aldon Smith has applied for reinstatement from the NFL with his one-year suspension set to end on Nov. 17. Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie told the San Francisco Chronicle that Smith has submitted his application to return to the club. In September 2015, Smith pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor counts of hit-and-run, drunken driving and vandalism charges that stemmed from an incident on Aug. 6. Smith was suspended for a year on Nov. 17 for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Under league rules, the 27-year-old is eligible to apply for reinstatement 60 days before the one-year anniversary of the suspension.
07/29/16 - OLB Aldon Smith, who is serving a one-year suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, has entered a treatment center, multiple media outlets reported Friday. This is not Smith's first visit to a treatment center. He was in rehab in 2013 after two DUI arrests. It was reported on Monday by ESPN's Ed Werder that the NFL will investigate whether Smith has violated the conditions required of a suspended player seeking reinstatement to the league. The 26-year-old Smith spent the 2015 season with Oakland after being released by the San Francisco 49ers. The pass rusher re-signed with the Raiders in April even though he was serving the year-long suspension.
04/04/16 - OLB Aldon Smith reportedly has agreed to a new deal with the Oakland Raiders, even though he is currently serving a yearlong suspension.
Smith was seen at the team's headquarters Monday where is allegedly working out the final details of the new deal.
Smith spent the 2015 season with Oakland after being released by San Francisco and compiled 28 tackles and 3.5 sacks in nine games.