NFL: Geno Smith Finally Answers If He Owed IK Enemkpali Money When He Got His Jaw Broken

The New York Jets will face the Buffalo Bills tomorrow night for Thursday Night Football.  In true Rex Ryan fashion, the former Jets coach now Bills coach made IK Enemkpali, the former teammate who broke Geno Smith’s jaw during training camp, a captain for the game.  Smith said he wasn’t surprised at all by the move and also finally opened up about the incident.

NFL: Geno Smith Still Angry About Broken Jaw & Losing Starting Spot

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.

NFL: IK Enemkpali Gets Suspended Four Games For Breaking Geno Smith’s Jaw

Well this took longer than expected but the NFL has finally ruled on IK Enemkpali and the punch that broke Geno Smith’s jaw. As you recall the former teammates had a dispute about money that Geno owed and it led to Enemkpali just knocking Geno out, requiring him to get surgery to fix his jaw. The Jets immediately cut him and then Rex Ryan and the Bills swooped in to sign him. They eventually also cut him so his four game suspension wouldn’t actually start until a team signs him. All of this was over $600 bucks!

NFL: Jets Sources Say Broken-Jawed Geno Smith ‘Deserved’ to Get Punched in the Face

Teams well at least the offensive line, usually go really hard to protect the quarterback at all times, even off the field.  Well no one came to the aid of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith as he got punched and suffered a broken jaw at the hands of now former teammate IK Enemkpali.  In a public statement the Jets said Smith got sucker punched but coach Todd Bowles also said the incident was “childish”.  The account from anonymous sources seem to back that but also contend that Smith “deserved” what he got.

(Photo) NFL: Mike Vick Sends Inspirational But Unintentionally Hilarious Tweet to Geno Smith

Michael Vick and Geno Smith were once teammates on the New York Jets.  Though Vick was brought in as more like a mentor to the young Smith, the two were vying for the same starting quarterback position.  Vick has since departed but still tried to send out some advice to young Geno after he got his jaw broken in a locker room fight today.

(Photo) NFL: Geno Smith Posts a Selfie After Getting His Jaw Broken in Locker Room Fight

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will be out 6-10 weeks after getting his jaw broken by LB Ikemefuna Enemkpali.  Smith took to his Instagram account to show that he’s okay and “will be back”.

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