The Minnesota Vikings have waived RB Abram Smith.
Smith entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2022 with the Saints, before being waived and joining on with the DC Defenders of the XFL. Smith was brought in to compete for a depth role at running back, but the Vikings ultimately decided to move on. The 24-year-old will look to join another team or possibly return to the XFL.
The Las Vegas Raiders worked out free agent RB Abram Smith.
Smith last played for the D.C. Defenders of the XFL after he was released by the Saints in August of last year. He will look to earn a depth role in the Raiders backfield as Josh Jacobs continues to hold out.
Saints rookie RB Abram Smith has been cut, per league source.
Smith struggled in the later portion of the preseason following his efficient debut. By being cut before Tuesday’s big wave of cuts, the hard-nosed runner now has an opportunity to find a new team.
Saints backup RB Abram Smith rushed nine times for 25 yards and caught 3-of-4 targets for four yards in Friday's preseason loss.
After and efficient NFL debut, Abram was everything but in his second NFL game. With a very crowded backfield, lack of efficiency and a fumble in the first preseason game things aren't looking promising for the rookie.
Saints' RB Abram Smith rushed seven times for 30 yards, caught 1-of-3 targets for 12 yards and lost a fumble in Saturday's preseason loss to the Texans.
Smith, the 23-year-old rookie, was efficient in his NFL debut, but the fumble along with a very crowded backfield could spoil things for future opportunities.