NFL suspends Saints DE Smith for 2 games

The NFL has suspended New Orleans defensive end Will Smith two games without pay and fined him an additional two game checks for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances.

Smith will begin his suspension on Saturday, September 3 and will be eligible to return to the Saints' active roster on Monday, September 19.

The Ohio State product recorded 39 tackles, 5 1/2 sacks and one interception in 15 games last season for the Saints.

In 109 career contests with New Orleans, Smith has 364 tackles, 55 sacks and two interceptions.