The Washington Redskins today announced the signing of veteran offensive lineman Willie Smith, who has played in 28 career games with 11 starts since 2011.
The Washington Redskins on Tuesday announced the signing of tackle Willie Smith. In addition, the team waived tackle Tovar Allen.
Smith, 28, originally entered the NFL as a college free agent July 28, 2011, and has since appeared in 29 career games with 11 starts with the Redskins, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers.
Here's Smith's professional statistical background, courtesy of Redskins Public Relations:
Willie Smith -- T -- 6-5, 310 pounds -- East Carolina
Smith (6-5, 310) originally entered the NFL with the Redskins as a college free agent on July 28, 2011. He has appeared in 29 career games with 11 starts as a member of the Redskins, Oakland Raiders and San Diego Chargers.
Smith appeared in four games with three starts for the Redskins as a rookie in 2011. A year later, he started seven of the nine games in which he appeared for the Raiders. After playing one game for the Chargers in 2013, Smith appeared in a career high 15 games last season, including a Week 15 start vs. Denver.
Smith played collegiately at East Carolina, where he was named a first-team All-Conference USA selection as a senior in 2010.