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Payments LB Andre Smith suspended six video games for PED violation

On Wednesday, the NFL suspended Buffalo Payments linebacker Andre Smith for the primary six video games of the 2022 season for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug coverage. 

Final season, Smith performed 15 video games for Buffalo, notching ten tackles and a fumble restoration. 

Smith’s presence will likely be missed on the Payments’ particular groups items. The 25-year-old performed 68 % of Buffalo’s particular groups snaps final season and 62 % in 2020. 

The Carolina Panthers drafted Smith within the seventh spherical of the 2018 NFL draft out of North Carolina. Smith performed three seasons as a Tarheel, ending sixth within the ACC in tackles (113) in 2016.  

Smith performed two seasons with the Panthers, compiling eight tackles in 19 video games. Forward of the 2020 season, Carolina traded Smith to Buffalo for a 2023 conditional seventh-round choose. 

Over the past two seasons, Smith has 19 tackles, a pressured fumble, and a fumble restoration in 27 video games with the Payments. 

Smith is within the last 12 months of a two-year, $2.4 million contract signed with the Payments forward of the 2021 season.  

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