Green Bay, Wis (WHBL-LearField) - The Packers will soon get some extra help in their secondary. Several media reports said the Jacksonville Jaguars have traded safety Anthony Smith to Green Bay, in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft pick next year. Smith signed with Green Bay last summer as a free agent. But the Packers cut him at the end of training camp – a move criticized by Charles Woodson at the time. Now, Smith joins a Green Bay safety corps which has three key injuries. Morgan Burnett and Derrick Martin are both out for the season with knee injuries suffered in the last three games. Starter Atari Bigby is eligible to come off the physically-unable-to-perform list this week, after having ankle surgery at the start of training camp. And the trade for Smith might indicate that Bigby is not ready to come back yet. Smith has started three games for Jacksonville this season, with one interception. Also, veteran corner Al Harris and rookie running back James Starks are scheduled to come off the “PUP” list this week.
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