The Raiders officially signed former Seahawks linebacker Malcolm Smith on Wednesday, the organization announced. Smith was the Super Bowl XLVIII MVP in Seattle's 43-8 win over the Broncos two seasons ago. In 2014, Smith finished the season with 37 tackles and two forced fumbles. Smith spent the previous four years with the Seahawks after they chose him in the seventh round of the 2011 draft.
Seattle free-agent linebacker Malcolm Smith has reached agreement on a contract with the Raiders, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter, citing sources. Smith was named MVP of the Seahawks' win in Super Bowl XLVIII.
Seahawks tight end Luke Willson and corner Jeremy Lane are both active Week 11 against the Chiefs. Willson and Lane both came into the contest listed as questionable. Willson is dealing with an ankle injury. Lane has a groin injury. The team will also have all their probable players. Michael Bennett, Kam Chancellor, Cooper Helfet and Malcolm Smith will all be available for the game.
The Seahawks have listed 11 players on its final injury report for Week 11 against the Chiefs. Bobby Wagner (toe) was the only player ruled out for Sunday. The team listed James Carpenter (ankle), Brock Coyle (glute) and Marcus Burley (hamstring) as doubtful. Meanwhile, Marshawn Lynch (calf, rib), Jeremy Lane (groin) and Luke Willson (ankle) were deemed questionable. Kam Chancellor (groin), Michael Bennett (rest), Cooper Helfet (knee) and Malcolm Smith (groin) were all labeled probable.
In an interview on 710 AM ESPN Radio Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said that both safety Kam Chancellor (groin) and linebacker Malcolm Smith (groin) will return to practice this week. Linebacker Bobby Wagner (toe) may be limited to only running this week. The Seahawks will face the Chiefs in Week 11.