Report: Ex-Saint Smith to visit New England on Tuesday

Advocate staff photo by John McCusker -- Linebacker Will Smith takes down Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn in the second quarter of their preseason game Aug. 16 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Smith is out for the season after being injured Sunday against the Texans in Houston. Show caption
Advocate staff photo by John McCusker -- Linebacker Will Smith takes down Raiders quarterback Matt Flynn in the second quarter of their preseason game Aug. 16 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Smith is out for the season after being injured Sunday against the Texans in Houston.

Former Saints defensive end/linebacker Will Smith is in New England for a free agent visit with the Patriots on Tuesday, ESPN’s John Clayton is reporting.