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  Bills | Buffalo cleans house on coaching staff    Tue Jan 31, 01:30 PM

The Buffalo Bills announced linebackers coach Bobby April III, defensive line coach John Blake, quarterbacks coach David Lee, defensive assistant D'Anton Lynn, defensive backs coach Tim McDonald, assistant head coach Chris Palmer, assistant defensive backs coach Ed Reed, special teams assistant Eric Smith, quality control coach Kathryn Smith, assistant quarterbacks coach Jason Vrable and outside linebackers coach Jeff Weeks will not be a part of the coaching staff under new head coach Sean McDermott.

Footballguys view: The Bills are removing almost all traces of the short-lived Rex Ryan era in Buffalo. McDermott will have a chance to put his fingerprints on most of the staff as the team tries to get out of the doldrums of mediocrity.

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  Bills | Several coaching additions announced    Thu Jan 15, 01:42 PM

The Buffalo Bills have hired Bobby April III (Jets) as their linebackers coach, Karl Dunbar (Jets) as their defensive line coach, Tim McDonald (Jets) as their defensive backs coach, Eric Smith (Jets) as their assistant special teams coach, Tony Sparano Jr. (Jets) as their tight ends coach and Jeff Weeks (Jets) as their assistant defensive line coach.

Footballguys view: Rex Ryan's new coaching staff is taking shape with some interesting hires. Of course, the one which could matter most is Greg Roman, offensive coordinator. Ryan has always struggled with managing his offense, and if he doesn't get his choice of coordinator right, this will continue and could sink him in Buffalo as it did in New York.

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  Bills | Makes sense to target Eric Smith    Tue Feb 19, 02:00 PM

It would make sense if the Buffalo Bills targeted FS Eric Smith, according to Rich Cimini. Cimini points out new Bills defensive coordinator Mike Pettine is a big fan of Smith's intangibles.

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  Jets | Make roster moves    Tue Feb 19, 01:22 PM

The New York Jets released LB Calvin Pace, S Eric Smith and TE Jason Smith and waived TE Josh Baker Tuesday, Feb. 19.

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  Jets | 10 players taking up a majority of cap    Thu Feb 14, 01:05 PM

The New York Jets have 10 players taking up more than $110 million of their salary cap for next season. Even if the team releases OT Jason Smith, Calvin Pace, LB Bart Scott, FS Eric Smith and QB Tim Tebow, their top 10 salaries will still take up more than $88 million of the cap.

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  Jets | Four expected to be released     Sun Jan 6, 03:31 PM

The New York Jets are expected to release OT Jason Smith, LB Bart Scott, LB Calvin Pace and FS Eric Smith are expected to be released this offseason. The team would save $30.7 million in salary cap space with the four moves.

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  Jets | 14 probable    Fri Nov 16, 03:31 PM

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DE Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), WR Stephen Hill (illness), S LaRon Landry (heel), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder, personal), QB Mark Sanchez (back), OG Matt Slauson (knee), S Eric Smith (knee) and QB Tim Tebow (ribs) practiced Friday, Nov. 16, and are probable for Week 11.

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  Jets | 11 players practice     Thu Nov 15, 07:17 PM

New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), DT Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder) and FS Eric Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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  Jets | 12 players take part in practice     Wed Nov 14, 06:08 PM

New York Jets QB Tim Tebow (ribs), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle, thumb), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), DT Mike DeVito (finger), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Damon Harrison (thumb), LB Calvin Pace (shoulder), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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  Jets | Six questionable    Fri Nov 9, 03:12 PM

New York Jets C Nick Mangold (ankle), LB Bart Scott (toe), OG Brandon Moore (hip), DT Sione Pouha (back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder) and S Eric Smith (knee) were limited in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are questionable for Week 10.

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  Jets | Eight limited during practice     Thu Nov 8, 07:08 PM

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), C Nick Mangold (ankle), OG Brandon Moore (hip), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), DT Sione Pouha (back), LB Bart Scott (toe), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 8.

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  Jets | Eric Smith to return in Week 10     Thu Nov 8, 12:12 PM

New York Jets FS Eric Smith (knee) will return for the team's Week 10 game, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

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  Jets | Seven limited    Wed Nov 7, 06:28 PM

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle), OG Brandon Moore (hip), DT Sione Pouha (back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), LB Bart Scott (toe) and S Eric Smith (knee) were limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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  Jets | Four players likely limited for practice     Wed Nov 7, 01:04 PM

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will likely be limited in practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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  Jets | Two defenders expected back in Week 10    Tue Oct 30, 10:06 PM

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is hopeful LB Bart Scott (toe) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will be ready to face the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10 after the team returns from its bye.

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  Jets | Week 8 Inactives    Sun Oct 28, 11:43 AM

The New York Jets have declared LB Bart Scott, RB Bilal Powell, DL Damon Harrison, FS Eric Smith, QB Greg McElroy, TE Jeff Cumberland, DL Kenrick Ellis inactive for Week 8.

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  Jets | Five questionable for Week 8     Fri Oct 26, 03:17 PM

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (back) and S Eric Smith (knee) were all limited in practice Friday, Oct. 26. RB Joe McKnight (ankle) did not participate in practice and is questionable for the team's Week 8 game.

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  Jets | Four limited in practice     Thu Oct 25, 04:43 PM

New York Jets TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), C Nick Mangold (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (back) and S Eric Smith (knee) were all limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 25.

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  Jets | Eight miss practice    Wed Oct 24, 05:11 PM

New York Jets DL Kenrick Ellis (knee), DB Eric Smith (knee), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), RB Joe McKnight (ankle), TE Jeff Cumberland (wrist), LB Bart Scott (toe), LB Calvin Pace (shin) and OL Nick Mangold (ankle) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 24.

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  Jets | Week 7 Inactives    Sun Oct 21, 03:03 PM

The New York Jets have declared RB Bilal Powell, OG Caleb Schlauderaff, WR Clyde Gates, FS Eric Smith, QB Greg McElroy, DL Kenrick Ellis, DL Sione Pouha inactive for Week 7.

Footballguys view: Joe McKnight is active, so those visions of Tim Tebow as a running back might have been premature.

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  Jets | Four do not travel with team    Sat Oct 20, 04:12 PM

New York Jets RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), DT Sione Pouha (back), DT Kenrick Ellis (knee) and FS Eric Smith (knee) did not travel with the team for their Week 7 game and have been ruled out.

Footballguys view: Without Powell in the lineup more responsibility falls on the shoulders of Shonn Greene. We could see QB Tim Tebow used more as a runner, and Johnathan Grimes may get a few carries as well. We don't think the Jets will be able to lean on their ground game as they play catch up football against the Patriots on Sunday.

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  Jets | Four doubtful for Week 7    Fri Oct 19, 05:04 PM

New York Jets DL Kenrick Ellis (knee), DB Eric Smith (knee) and RB Bilal Powell (shoulder) all missed practice Friday, Oct. 19, and are doubtful for the team's Week 7 game. DL Sione Pouha (back) was limited in practice and is doubtful for the team's Week 7 game.

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  Jets | Six miss practice     Thu Oct 18, 04:41 PM

New York Jets DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), C Nick Mangold (ankle), RB Joe McKnight (ankle), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder), S LaRon Landry (heel), and S Eric Smith (knee) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 18.

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  Jets | Seven miss practice    Wed Oct 17, 05:26 PM

New York Jets DT Kenrick Ellis (knee), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder), C Nick Mangold (ankle), RB Joe McKnight (ankle), DT Sione Pouha (back), RB Bilal Powell (shoulder) and S Eric Smith (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 17.

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  Jets | Week 6 Inactives    Sun Oct 14, 11:44 AM

The New York Jets have declared WR Clyde Gates, FS Eric Smith, QB Greg McElroy, FB John Conner, RB Jonathan Grimes, DL Kenrick Ellis, DL Sione Pouha inactive for Week 6.

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  Jets | Five doubtful for Week 6     Fri Oct 12, 03:10 PM

New York Jets DL Sione Pouha (back), DL Kenrick Ellis (knee), RB John Conner (hamstring), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder) and DB Eric Smith (knee) all did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 12, and are doubtful for the team's Week 6 game.

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  Jets | Six miss practice    Thu Oct 11, 05:17 PM

New York Jets DL Sione Pouha (back), DL Kenrick Ellis (knee), RB John Conner (hamstring), OL Nick Mangold (ankle), WR Clyde Gates (shoulder) and DB Eric Smith (knee) all did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 11.

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  Jets | Eric Smith out for Week 6     Thu Oct 11, 11:57 AM

New York Jets FS Eric Smith (knee) will not play in Week 6 with a sprained knee suffered Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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  Jets | 10 practice in full    Wed Oct 10, 05:36 PM

New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (shoulder), CB Antonio Cromartie (shoulder), TE Jeff Cumberland (ribs), OT Austin Howard (back), WR Jeremy Kerley (finger), OG Brandon Moore (hip), LB Calvin Pace (Achilles'), QB Mark Sanchez (back), OG Matt Slauson (knee) and S Eric Smith (hip, knee) practiced in full Wednesday, Oct. 10.

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  Jets | Five questionable for Week 5    Sat Oct 6, 08:53 PM

New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (ribs), RB Joe McKnight (illness), LB Bart Scott (toe), FS Eric Smith (hip, knee) and LB Bryan Thomas (hamstring) are each considered questionable for the Week 5 game against the Houston Texans Monday, Oct. 8. Thomas did not practice Saturday, Oct. 6, while the other four players were listed as limited participants.

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  Jets | Five limited    Fri Oct 5, 04:03 PM

New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (ribs), LB Bart Scott (toe), S Eric Smith (hip, knee) and LB Bryan Thomas (hamstring) were limited in practice Friday, Oct. 5.

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  Jets | Three limited    Thu Oct 4, 05:29 PM

New York Jets CB Aaron Berry (ribs), S LaRon Landry (heel) and S Eric Smith (hip, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 4.

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  Jets | 13 players probable for Week 4    Fri Sep 28, 04:17 PM

New York Jets C Nick Mangold (wrist), OG Brandon Moore (hip), OG Matt Slauson (knee), OT Austin Howard (back), DT Mike DeVito (calf), DT Sione Pouha (back), LB Nick Bellore (shoulder), LB Calvin Pace (Achilles'), CB Antonio Cromartie (shoulder), CB Ellis Lankster (back), CB Isaiah Trufant (ankle), FS LaRon Landry (heel) and FS Eric Smith (hip, knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 28, and are listed as probable for Week 4.

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  Jets | Six limited    Thu Sep 27, 05:22 PM

New York Jets TE Dustin Keller (hamstring), LB Bryan Thomas (hamstring), RB John Conner (knee), WR Patrick Turner (hamstring), DB Eric Smith (hip, knee) and LB Bart Scott (toe) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 27.

Footballguys view: Keller's going to be back this week, but we're not expecting him to be a fantasy force. In fact, there are several other 2nd TEs we'd rather have on our rosters than Keller.

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  Jets | Three miss practice    Wed Sep 26, 05:17 PM

New York Jets LB Bart Scott (toe), WR Stephen Hill (hamstring) and DB Eric Smith (hip, knee) did not practice Wednesday, Sept. 26.

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  Jets | 15 probable for Week 3    Fri Sep 21, 02:55 PM

New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (shoulder), DE Quinton Coples (illness), CB Antonio Cromartie (shoulder), DE Mike DeVito (calf), DT Kenrick Ellis (illness), S LaRon Landry (heel), C Nick Mangold (wrist), OG Brandon Moore (hip), LB Calvin Pace (Achilles'), DT Sione Pouha (back), CB Darrelle Revis (concussion), WR Chaz Schilens (ankle), LB Bart Scott (knee), S Eric Smith (hip, knee) and CB Isaiah Trufant (ankle) practiced in full Friday, Sept. 21, and are probable for Week 3.

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  Jets | Two limited    Thu Sep 20, 03:36 PM

New York Jets TE Dustin Keller (hamstring) and S Eric Smith (hip, knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 20.

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  Jets | Four miss practice    Wed Sep 19, 04:57 PM

New York Jets TE Dustin Keller (hamsting), LB Bryan Thomas (hamstring), DB Eric Smith (hip,knee), and RB John Conner (knee) all missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 19.

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  Jets | 11 probable for Week 2    Fri Sep 14, 03:04 PM

New York Jets LB Nick Bellore (shoulder), CB Antonio Cromartie (shoulder), DT Mike DeVito (calf), WR Stephen Hill (calf), WR Jeremy Kerley (back), S LaRon Landry (heel), LB Josh Mauga (rib), G Brandon Moore (hip), DT Sione Pouha (back), WR Chaz Schilens (ankle), S Eric Smith (hip, knee) all fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 14, and are probable for Week 2.

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LaRon Landry player page
Eric Smith player page
Mike DeVito player page
Chaz Schilens player page


  Jets | Six limited    Thu Sep 13, 06:00 PM

New York Jets DB Eric Smith (hip, knee), DL Sione Pouha (back), WR Stephen Hill (calf), LB Josh Mauga (rib), RB John Conner (knee) and WR Jeremy Kerley (back) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 13.

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  Jets | Six limited in practice    Wed Sep 12, 04:23 PM

New York Jets DB Eric Smith (hip,knee), TE Dustin Keller (hamstring), DL Sione Pouha (back), WR Stephen Hill (calf), DB Isaiah Trufant (ankle) and LB Josh Mauga (rib) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 12.

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  Jets | Week 1 Inactives    Sun Sep 9, 11:43 AM

The New York Jets have declared OG Caleb Schlauderaff, WR Clyde Gates, DL Damon Harrison, OL Dennis Landolt, FS Eric Smith, QB Greg McElroy, DL Sione Pouha inactive for Week 1.

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  Jets | Two to sit out Week 1    Fri Sep 7, 03:17 PM

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) will not play Week 1.

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  Jets | Two miss practice    Thu Sep 6, 05:55 PM

New York Jets DB Eric Smith (hip, knee) and DB LaRon Landry (hip) both missed practice Thursday, Sept. 6.

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  Jets | Eric Smith out for Week 1     Thu Sep 6, 11:12 AM

New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hip, knee) will not play in Week 1, according to head coach Rex Ryan.

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  Jets | Eric Smith misses practice    Wed Sep 5, 04:52 PM

New York Jets DB Eric Smith (hip, knee) missed practice Wednesday, Sept. 5.

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  Jets | David Harris will be ready    Tue Aug 28, 01:44 PM

New York Jets LB David Harris (ankle) will be ready to play in Week 1 against the Buffalo Bills, according to head coach Rex Ryan. OT Sione Pouha (back), S Yeremiah Bell (knee), TE Jeff Cumberland (concussion) and WR Chaz Schilens (ankle) are also expected to play in the opener. However, S Eric Smith (hip, knee) may not make it back by then. S Josh Bush would serve as the third safety if Smith can't play.

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  Jets | Four expected to sit out preseason game    Mon Aug 13, 02:16 PM

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said WRs Santonio Holmes (ribs) and Jeremy Kerley (hamstring), DT Sione Pouha (back) and FS Eric Smith (knee) likely will play in the preseason game Saturday, Aug. 18.

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  Jets | Eric Smith has MCL sprain    Sat Aug 11, 08:20 PM

New York Jets FS Eric Smith (knee) suffered a medial collateral ligament during the preseason game Friday, Aug. 10. He is considered day-to-day at this point but could sit out the rest of the preseason.

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  Jets | Eric Smith injury update     Sat Aug 11, 08:06 AM

Updating a previous item, New York Jets FS Eric Smith (hip, knee) hurt his left hip and knee in the team's preseason opener Friday, Aug. 10, and left the game. X-rays were negative.

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