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Geno Smith won't press charges against IK Enemkpali for punch

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The 2015 off-season was certainly one to remember, from the Deflategate controversy to the incredible five minutes of trades during the first day of free agency.

It really has been an eventful off-season but we are now almost ready for the start of the regular season which kicks off on Thursday night.

Payback not looming?

One of the biggest stories of the off-season certainly came out of the New York Jets where quarterback Geno Smith was involved in altercation with a team-mate.

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Well, a now former team-mate in linebacker IK Enemkpali, the two were involved in a one sided fight which left Smith with a broken jaw.

Enemkpali was quickly released by the Jets despite the fact that no Jets players seemed to come to the aid of their quarterback.

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In quite a typical move, Enemkpali was quickly signed by the Buffalo Bills who are now coached by none other than the former Jets head coach Rex Ryan.

We've all been wondering what the outcome of the situation would be and it looks like Smith has decided what course of action he will take.

Smith finally addressed the media since it first happened, and revealed that he has no plans to press charges against his former team-mate.

"Unfortunately, it happened to me, but I'm not going to hang my head. I'm not that type of guy. I'm not weak-hearted." - Smith on where he goes next

Smith avoided any direct questions which referenced the events before he was sucker punched but the NFL's investigation should find out more about what actually happened.

Who's to blame?

There have been some conflicting reports coming out of the Jets camp over what actually happened and who is to blame for the initial incident.

Some have claimed that it was an unprovoked attack on the quarterback which is why the team chose to release Enemkpali.

However some have also claimed that Smith was provoking the linebacker which has led to a very low amount of Jets players rushing to defend their quarterback in the aftermath of the events.

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