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New York Jets – The Return of Ideal Fits At Safety

Bear with me, New York Jets fans, as I bring up a shameful moment in Jets’ history. Remember Eric Smith?  Ya, I thought so. Smith has quite the negative reputation among the Jets’ fanbase because of what fans think of when they reminisce. There’s just so much to remember: Smith with outstretched arms failing to chase down Tim Tebow in a 2011 loss to the Broncos, the helmet...
Via Turn On The Jets
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Smith: Who Really Won on Sunday?

If you're a serious Colts fan, you should really have the Bleacher Report bookmarked; it is, to me, one of the best places to go for analysis on every aspect of the game. Take Eric Smith's article on last week's winners and losers, for instance. He brings up the Colts's upcoming schedule, which is as follows:@Jets Browns @Tennessee Miami @Jacksonville... and highlights...
Via The Colts Authority
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Sione Po'uha and Eric Smith Out, Keller "Ready to Roll."

Florham Park, N.J. - Rex Ryan has ruled out Sione Po'uha and Eric Smith for Sunday's game against the Bills, but said he expects everyone else to play. Ryan said Po'uha has made improvements and has been begging him to play, but the Jets clearly don't want to risk further injury and feel comfortable enough with Kenrick Ellis starting in place of Po'uha.Smith has...
Via Jets
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Smith to Miss Rest of Preseason

In the loss to Cincinnati the Jets also lost safety Eric Smith for the rest of the preseason with a sprained MCL in his left knee. The injury occurred in the second quarter on a punt, as Smith is one of the Jets best special team’s players. Smith wasn’t figured to be a starter before the injury but was going to be playing on defense in different formations. Smith was also the...
Via 60 Max Power O
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets S Eric Smith 'day-to-day' with sprained knee

Coach Rex Ryan says safety Eric Smith is ''day-to-day'' with a sprained knee ligament, and doesn't anticipate the New York Jets signing a veteran at the position to offset Smith's absence. Smith sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee Friday night in the preseason opener at Cincinnati. He also injured his hip, but tests showed no damage....
Via AP on Fox
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

New York Jets’ Eric Smith Expected to Miss Rest of Preseason with MCL Injury

New York Jets safety Eric Smith left last night’s preseason game against the Cincinnati Bengals with an apparent knee injury. Eric Smith appears to have sustained an MCL sprain, as reported by Jenny Vrentas of the Star-Ledger. The Jets bolstered their safety position over the offseason with LaRon Landry and Yeremiah Bell, plus 2012 NFL Draft picks Josh Bush and Antonio Allen, but...
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets SS Smith played out stretch with torn meniscus

New York Jets strong safety Eric Smith told reporters Monday that he played the final five games of the season with a torn meniscus in his knee.Smith said he will undergo a scope on Wednesday, where doctors will determine the extent of the damage and decide on a course of action."They're going to go and open it up and see what all I did," Smith said.The six-year veteran...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Smith To Undergo Surgery

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...
Via The Jets Blog
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Jets Smith: Eagles knew our plays

It’s hard enough to stop Michael Vick and the Philadelphia Eagles when they don’t know what coverage you are playing. According to New York Jets Safety Eric Smith, the Eagles knew exactly what defensive coverages the team was playing before the … [visit site to read more] Jets Smith: Eagles knew our plays - The Jet Press - The Jet Press - A New York Jets Fan Site - News, Blogs...
Via The Jet Press
December 19, 2011  |  Discuss

Don’t Just Blame Eric Smith

No matter how you feel about Eric Smith’s play for the Jets as a starting safety this season, you can’t help but feel bad for the situation he’s in this year for the Jets.  After the containment issue last week with Tebow, JP Pelzman writes that Smith seems to be second-guessing himself mentally this week. The sixth-year safety has become a lightning rod for criticism, the...
Via The Jets Blog
November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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