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DT Smith Out with an Achilles’ Injury

D’Anthony Smith is out as he suffered an Achilles’ injury:

Jaguars third-round defensive tackle D’Anthony Smith has an Achilles’ tendon injury, Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union reports. Stellino adds that an MRI confirmed that surgery is needed, and Smith will be out indefinitely. The 6-2, 300-pound Smith started 44 of his 49 games at Louisiana Tech, totaling 197 tackles, including 24 for a loss and 12 quarterback sacks. One of four defensive lineman the Jaguars drafted in 2010, Smith was expected to be part of the team’s tackle rotation this season. Smith signed a four-year, $2.64 million contract on July 20. His deal included an $850,000 signing bonus.

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