ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The Oakland Raiders released? Sean Smith?amid news that the cornerback will plead guilty Tuesday to a felony assault charge and be sentenced to one year in prison. The Raiders are released starting right tackle Marshall Newhouse?on Monday. The 30-year-old Smith's legal issues stem from an incident with his sister's boyfriend last summer in Pasadena, California. Smith has agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to a felony charge of assault with great bodily injury and will be sentenced to one year in prison and five years of probation, the attorney for the alleged victim confirmed to The Associated Press. Smith was accused of assaulting his sister's then-boyfriend, Christopher Woods, on July 4. Two witnesses testified during a preliminary hearing in December that Smith stomped Woods' head as he lay bleeding and unconscious. Attorney Jonathan Dennis said Woods "felt the sentence, obviously, was not as strict as it should have been,...



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