Smith, 30, who signed a $40-million, four-year deal last year, is due $9.5 million this season. He faces one felony count each of assault by means of force likely to produce great bodily injury and battery with serious bodily injury.
Smith allegedly beat and then stomped the man's head, with the early-morning incident occurring near the corner of Colorado Boulevard and Arroyo Parkway.
Smith was arrested by police in Pasadena, where he was being held as of Thursday evening. He attended Blair High in Pasadena and played college football at Utah.
If convicted, Smith faces a possible maximum sentence of seven years in state prison. He is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 29 in Los Angeles Superior Court.
The Raiders did not immediately respond to a request for comment. They play host to the Rams on Saturday in an exhibition game.
Smith was drafted by the
He played in Miami for four seasons, then spent three seasons with the
He was demoted from his starting spot early during the Raiders’ summer training camp but recently was back on the first-team defense and started their exhibition opener Saturday, a 20-10 loss to the
Smith missed three games of the 2015 season with Kansas City after he pleaded guilty in April to a charge of driving under the influence. He was put on probation for two years.