According to Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal, Smith recently has hired agenting powerhouse CAA to handle his contractual situation.
Smith, a second-round pick in 2007, is signed through 2010, at a base salary this year of $550,000. The move could be regarded as a sign that Smith will be asking for the team to lock him up for the long term, given the absence as of March 5 of a salary cap.
In 2009, Smith caught 107 passes for 1,220 yards and seven touchdowns. He played in every game, starting 15.