Oakland gave Aldon Smith yet another chance at redemption when they signed him last month.
The Chicago Bears found out why. On Sunday, the former All-Pro defensive end had his finest game as a Raider: one sack, six solo tackles, and a batted down pass.
"He's starting to get back to the Aldon of old," teammate Justin Tuck told Bay Area News Group's Jimmy Durkin. "We expect great things from Aldon."
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Don't expect Smith to speak on his own development anytime soon, though. The troubled pass rusher is keeping a low profile after countless legal woes.
He's scheduled to be arraigned on Tuesday for an August DUI arrest. A league suspension could soon follow -- but Smith is proving he's worth keeping around.