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Former Raiders cornerback Sean Smith leaves jail after serving 5 months for Pasadena assault

Former Oakland Raiders cornerback Sean Smith was released from jail Tuesday after serving five months for a felony assault in Pasadena.

The Raiders cut Smith on the day before he pleaded no contest to the assault in Los Angeles County Superior Court in March.

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Witnesses testified that Smith stomped on the head of his sister’s then-boyfriend while the man lay bleeding and unconscious near Arroyo Parkway and Colorado Boulevard in the early morning of July 4, 2017.

Doctors had to insert a metal plate and screws underneath the man’s right eye and repair five fractures around his left eye socket.

Smith, a Pasadena native who signed a four-year, $40-million contract with the Raiders in 2016, tweeted not long after being released at 5:07 a.m. Tuesday.

“Finally FREE!!!!!!! So much to say but I’m headed to the gym. I’ll catch up wit y’all later,” he wrote.

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