The Raiders were already in the marker for cornerback help this offseason, and will now certainly look to add a couple options with Smith headed out the door.
Below is Oakland's official news release on Monday's transactions.
Attorney Jonathan Dennis said Woods "felt the sentence, obviously, was not as strict as it should have been, but he's pleased he's admitting guilt".
ALAMEDA, Calif. - The Oakland Raiders have released T Marshall Newhouse and CB Sean Smith, the club announced Monday. Smith was due base salaries of $8.25 million in 2018 and $8.75 million in 2019. It's also likely that Sean Smith's professional football career is now over.
Smith, who turns 31 in July, signed an eye-popping four-year, $40 million contract - $20 million guaranteed - prior to the 2016 season, but never lived up to his billing.
After Ken Norton Jr. was replaced as defensive playcaller by John Pagano, Smith was used more to his strengths.
Smith's two interceptions against the Dallas Cowboys on December 17 led Oakland, which only had five picks on the year.
Carrie is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday and is free to talk to potential suitors this week. The 30-year-old played well for the Raiders down the stretch last season, after a year and a half of disappointing production. His 32 tackles previous year matched the fewest since his 2009 rookie season with Miami.