Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was reportedly murdered over a senseless act of road rage that turned into a lethal shooting on Saturday night. The tragic news swept over the football nation late on Saturday and rolling into Sunday morning. Several former and current Detroit Lions played alongside Smith in New Orleans and were deeply impacted by the news of his passing. They shared their grief and sorrow on social media:
RIP Will Smith. Can't believe it smh. Prayers to his family.— Isa Abdul-Quddus (@iamisa1) April 10, 2016
Are you freaking serious man!!!!— rafael bush (@rbush36) April 10, 2016
Rest in heaven brother!— Lance Moore (@LanceMoore16) April 10, 2016
Of course, you didn't have to play alongside Smith to feel hurt by the news.
So sad about Will Smith Father of 3 kids Killed due to a senseless road rage incident Praying for him and his family pic.twitter.com/qhOik1lOvq— Corey Wootton (@CoreyWootton) April 10, 2016
Rest in peace, Will Smith.