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Old 08-07-2022, 10:49 AM   #1
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Abram Smith is going to have to earn his way onto an NFL roster, and he likes it that way.

He entered Saints training camp as a rookie without the benefits that come with a draft round next to his name.

The word ďundraftedĒ will follow him as long as his career lasts, but the disappointment attached to not hearing his name called didnít linger.

ďItís nothing Iím not used to,Ē Smith said. ďItís always been work since Iíve been little. Growing up, I knew that if you want something, youíve got to go get it. Thatís my type of mentality.

"I donít like things handed to me. I like to go out and work for it.Ē



Heís been putting in the work so far at Saints camp, showing off a nice blend of power and acceleration that made him a sensation in his final season at Baylor, when he ran for a Big 12-leading 1,647 yards.

Smith is engaged in one of the most interesting position battles the Saints have going at the moment, battling with Tony Jones, Malcolm Brown, Devine Ozigbo and Dwayne Washington for the No. 3 running back spot.

In a normal year, competition for the third running back doesn't capture the imagination of fans, but it could carry more importance this year, considering the uncertainty of Alvin Kamaraís pending legal case and the presumed NFL discipline to follow.

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Old 08-08-2022, 10:46 AM   #2
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He's had a fairly quiet training camp. Maybe he just needs time in the system to get comfortable. Right now I don't see him making the roster but he hasn't played a game yet so there is still a good chance to see him this season in a backup role.
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Old 08-08-2022, 11:17 AM   #3
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Well, the good news is that most of these rookies will showcase their ability on Saturday in preseason game #1.

I'm interested in Abram also. Demarco Jackson, Merritt, Dixon & Alontae especially should also get opportunities to shine.
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