Found January 02, 2012 on The Jets Blog:
PLAYERS: Eric Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
Some interesting news came to light today regarding Jets veteran safety Eric Smith. According to ESPN New York, Smith played the last five weeks of the season with a torn meniscus in his knee and is planning to have the knee scoped on Wednesday. Smith has been subjected to a hotbed of criticism for his performance on the field during his tenure but nonetheless we wish him the best and a speedy recovery.

Teammate says Jets receiver 'quit' on the team

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Santonio Holmes 'quit' on the Jets in 19-17 loss to the Dolphins

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Firing Squad: Santonio Holmes

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