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Eye witnesses claim that Geno Smith "deserved it"

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If you don't know about the incident that occurred with the New York Jets this week, you've either been living under a rock or have no access to any form of news.

It is pretty common knowledge that New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will now be out for 6-10 weeks with a broken jaw after being punched a now former team-mate.

A deeper story?

The story goes that Smith and linebacker IK Enemkpali had a confrontation in the locker room with the big defender punching his quarterback.


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The Jets quickly dropped Enemkpali in a move that appeared to put the franchise completely behind their quarterback.

The situation would become even more farcical when former head coach of the Jets Rex Ryan - now head coach of the Buffalo Bills, would then sign Enemkpali.

Everyone has been trying to get the story here and the New York Daily News may have gotten the biggest insider information.

Smith "was up in (Enemkpali’s) face and pointed/touched his face." - Eye witness reports of the prelude to the punch that shook the Jets

As if claiming that Smith was provoking Enemkpali wasn't enough, some of Manish Mehta's sources claimed something even bigger.

"Geno deserved it."

Not standing by your quarterback is one thing, but to claim that he deserved to have his jaw broken is a much bigger issue.

Whilst we may be quick to condemn the players who made this claim, let's not ignore the fact that many people have come out to support the character of Enemkpali, but barely any have tried to defend Smith.

Divisional just got more interesting

We were expecting two very interesting matches between the Jets and Bills this season already with the Rex Ryan storyline making for some interesting pre- game build up.

With Enemkpali now signed with Buffalo, the off- field storylines just got a whole lot more interesting.

We will have to wait until week 10 for their first clash however with the Bills going to New York first before they meet again in the final game of the regular season.

On the plus side, by week 10, Smith is expected to be back for New York and if Enemkpali can establish himself as a starter for the Bills, that game will be very interesting.

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