It’s been more than a month since that fateful incident and Geno Smith is still upset.  IK Enemkpali was reportedly upset over an unpaid $600 debt, and punched Smith breaking his and forcing him to undergo surgery and miss six to 10 weeks of playing time. The NFL suspended Enemkpali four games, the Jets cut him immediately, and Smith decided not to press charges.

“I’m extremely [angry],” Smith said in the Jets locker room Wednesday. “But I have to keep my temper down. I can’t exhibit that in the locker room, I can’t exhibit that on a daily basis.”

“If I was playing bad and got benched, that’s on me. But for something like that to happen, it’s like… What can you do?” Smith said. “You’ve just got to kind of weather the storm and move on from there.”

“It’s hard,” Smith said. “You’ve just got to be patient. It’s one of those things. Had it been something where I got injured on the field, [I’d] probably have a better perspective of it. For it to be such a freak accident … sometimes, you wake up, and you’re like, ‘Man.’ You wish you could go back to that day, and do something different.”

Smith has steadfastly refused to discuss any details about the punching incident. Asked to clarify what he meant by “do something different” on that fateful day, he walked his comments back.

“You know what? I can’t really say that,” Smith said. “I don’t regret anything. I don’t think I did anything wrong. You can’t go back in time.”

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