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This Day in New Orleans Saints History - April 24

A look back at 50 seasons of Saints history

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On April 24, 2004 the New Orleans Saints drafted former defensive end Will Smith 18th overall in the first round of the draft.

Smith went on to play for the Saints from 2004-2013.

He was a member of the Super Bowl team.

Smith was selected to be a member of the 2016 Saints of Hall of Fame class.

Smith was killed in April 2016.

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Photos of Will Smith during his time with the New Orleans Saints.

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