New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was arrested early Saturday morning, in Lafayette, and charged with simple battery, and domestic abuse. Danny Cox, of the New Orleans Sports Examiner, has the story, below.

Will Smith #91 of the New Orleans Saints celebrates sacking quarterback Matt Ryan #2 of the Atlanta Falcons during the first quarter of the game at the Louisiana Superdome on November 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Courtesy---Danny Cox/New Orleans Sports Examiner

On Thursday, he was a part of a tremendous comeback by the New Orleans Saints in a victory over the Dallas Cowboys. Early Saturday morning, defensive end Will Smith was arrested.

Fox 8's Rob Ennis is reporting that Smith was arrested Saturday and booked on charges of simple battery and domestic abuse. Word is that Smith was involved in a domestic dispute with his wife at the time they were leaving a Lafayette nightclub.