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The NFL suspended Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith three games according to the player. “The NFL handed down a three-week suspension, two preseason games and one regular-season game,” Smith told KRIV-TV in Houston. “My plan is, like anybody who gets in this situation, is to appeal it because that gives you the opportunity to state your case and to talk to the NFL and give them an opportunity to hear what you have to say. “… In general, I feel disappointed, disappointed in myself that I was able to let him get to me in the way that he did that frustrated me, when knowing that that’s his whole game, that’s what he bases his skill level off of, and I let him take me down a road that led me into that path.” Smith had expressed a desire to appeal the suspension which stemmed from a second quarter play in the Texans second preseason game against the Miami Dolphins. Dolphins guard Richie Incognito grabbed Smith’s face mask and appeared to swing at him. Smith then reacted by taki...

Antonio Smith’s Suspension is Upheld

Per source, Antonio Smith’s appeal was denied today, discipline upheld — two preseason games, and the opener. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 23, 2013   Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith was denied to have his suspension reduced by the NFL. His appeal was expedited to get a decision before his suspension started on Sunday, but it was all for not. He will have...

NFL denies Antonio Smith’s appeal

Texans defensive lineman Antonio Smith was suspended by the NFL for the final two preseason games and Houston’s season opener for hitting Richie Incognito of the Dolphins with a helmet during last week’s preseason game. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network,  the NFL has denied Smith’s appeal. Per source, Antonio Smith's appeal was denied today, discipline upheld...

Antonio Smith Will Appeal Suspension: “I didn’t swing the helmet”

Houston Texans’ defensive end Antonio Smith will appeal his 1 (regular season) game suspension for swinging his helmet at Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito. “I didn’t swing (the helmet) at him,” Smith said, according to the Houston Chronicle. “I was restrained. I caught myself. I did it out of frustration, but I brought the helmet back slow to my body...

Texans’ Antonio Smith’s Antics Cost Him Primetime Season Opener Start

Can’t we all just get along?  In the case of Texans’ DE Antonio Smith and Dolphins’ G Richie …The post Texans’ Antonio Smith’s Antics Cost Him Primetime Season Opener Start appeared first on On Her Game.

Texans DE Antonio Smith swings helmet at Dolphins player

Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith has a fine coming and a possible suspension after this play.  He was clearly upset that Miami Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito had gotten his hands up in his face and so Smith ripped Incognito’s helmet off and then swung it at him. According to Fox Sports, Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin is looking for Incognito to be suspended...

Antonio Smith To Be Suspended?

Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith could be suspended for an on field incident against the Miami Dolphins this past Saturday. Smith got tangled up with his old friend Dolphins offensive guard Richie Incognito, but this time Smith took matters into his own hands. On a pass rush Incognito met Smith with two quick punches under Smith face mask and was quickly responded with...

Texans DE Antonio Smith Suspended 1 Game For Swinging Helmet At Richie Incognito

CBS 3 in Houston is reporting that Texans defensive end Antonio Smith has been suspended for the first game of the regular season after swinging at, and hitting Dolphins lineman Richie Incognito with his own helmet. Smith will miss Houston’s remaining two preseason games also. The two men already have history, as Smith was fined $21,000 last season for kicking Incognito, a...

Glazer: No final decision on Smith

No final decision has been made with regard to punishment for Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith swinging a helmet at Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, but Smith will be suspended for at least the team's two remaining preseason games and one regular season game, according to Fox Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer.

NFL suspends Antonio Smith for incident with Richie Incognito

Texans fans knew a suspension was coming. Now we know exactly how much time Antonio Smith will miss for swinging a helmet at Richie Incognito in last Saturday's Texans-Dolphins game. Most Texans fans were resigned to some sort of punishment in the wake of Antonio Smith swinging a helmet at Richie Incognito in last weekend's Texans-Dolphins preseason game. Last night rumor...

The New NFL: Are We Headed Towards The Nancy Football League

Antonio Smith of the Houston Texans recent one game suspension for the removal of a helmet and attempt at using it for some sort of a weapon is simply put the NFL's only option for recent decisions in other incidents.It is a decision that had to be handed down simply because the NFL, which was at one time labeled the No Fun League, has now begun venturing down a path of weakness...

Texans’ Antonio Smith tried to hit Richie Incognito with a helmet (Video)

Jay Glazer of FOX Sports got a hold of a video of Texans defensive lineman Antonio Smith swinging a helmet at Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito and trying to hit him in the head with a helmet. The NFL is reviewing the video and it would be a shock if Smith isn’t suspended.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Texans’ Antonio Smith tried to...

Houston Texans Should Be Glad Antonio Smith Was Not Suspended Longer But May Get Lucky on Appeal

The Houston Texans are hoping that the appeals process will work in their favor and they will at least be able to get defensive lineman Antonio Smith back for the start of the regular season--and I sure hope they are not holding their breath in anticipation of it happening. Smith has been suspended for taking off the helmet of Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito...

Texans DE Antonio Smith Could Face Suspension

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports released a video on Monday that shows Texans DE Antonio Smith ripping off the helmet off Dolphins G Richie Incognito and swinging it at his face. According to Glazer, Smith could face a “severe” penalty and possibly a multi-game suspension for his actions. “I think it’ll be more than a fine,” stated Glazer. “I think we’re looking at a suspension...

Texans DE Smith suspended by NFL

The NFL suspended Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith on Wednesday for two preseason games and the regular-season opener for swinging a helmet at Miami Dolphins right guard Richie Incognito. FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer obtained video footage on Monday for FOX Football Daily (6 p.m. ET, FOX Sports 1) that showed Smith ripping off Incognito's helmet and swinging it...
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