On Sunday, the team quickly rectified that decision.
ESPN first reported the story.
Being the QB2 in Seattle is a rather thankless job -- Wilson has never missed a game in his seven-year career -- but having a player with Smith's experience and skillset ready to step in on a moment's notice is still valuable.
Other news we're monitoring around the league:
- The Pittsburgh Steelers and veteran cornerback Joe Haden, who was entering the final year of his deal, agreed to a two-year extension worth $22 million with a $16.8 million signing bonus, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported.
Pro Football Focus graded Haden at 70.9 last year, good for 38th among all qualifying cornerbacks.
- The Buffalo Bills re-signed safety Kurt Coleman and placed tight end Jason Croom on injured reserve, the team announced.
- The New York Giants have placed cornerback Sam Beal on injured reserve and signed tight end Eric Tomlinson, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported.
- The San Francisco 49ers announced on Sunday they have signed defensive back Antone Exum to a one-year deal. In a corresponding move, the team placed defensive lineman Kentavius Street on injured reserve.