NFL Update: Fred Smoot Probable for Game

<img src= align=left width=120 height=160> Although Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot sat out Thursday's practice due to a back strain, he is probable for this weekend's game.

Former Mississippi State first-team, All-American cornerback Fred Smoot, one of the most colorful players in college and pro, is in his second year with Washington. In the second year of a four-year contract worth 2.664 million, excluding incentives, Smoot has been a full-time starter both seasons.

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