He will plead guilty Tuesday to a felony count of assault with great bodily injury in connection with an altercation in Pasadena previous year, according to the attorney for the alleged victim.
Back in August, Sean Smith was arrested on a felony assault charge for an alleged altercation that occurred on Independence Day after he brutally attacked Christopher Woods. As part of Smith's plea agreement, he will be sentenced to one year in prison and three years of probation.
The Raiders announced Monday that they have released offensive tackle Marshall Newhouse and cornerback Sean Smith after the pair had disappointing campaigns in 2017.
Attorney Jonathan Dennis said Woods "felt the sentence, obviously, was not as strict as it should have been, but he's pleased he's admitting guilt". He then played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2013-2015 before signing a four-year, $40 million deal with the Oakland Raiders.
Unfortunately, Smith never quite worked out as expected in Oakland, along with a myriad of other acquisitions that continue to plague the Raiders even today. That was down from a 113.3 rating in his one-plus season under Norton. Their only players under contract at cornerback from last year's active roster are Gareon Conley (their 2017 first-round pick who played in two games as a rookie because of a shin injury), Dexter McDonald and Antonio Hamilton.
Nonetheless, Smith was able to postpone his court date and played 14 games with the Raiders last season, where he made 32 tackles, two assists, and two interceptions. He has 51 catches for 532 yards and three touchdowns.