Texans DE Antonio Smith Suspended Rest Of Preseason Plus 1 Regular Season Game

Aug 17, 2013; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith (94) warms up before the game against the Miami Dolphins at Reliant Stadium. The Texans won 24-17. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

Houston Texans DE Antonio Smith has been suspended for the rest of the preseason and for the first game of the year for ripping off Miami Dolphins OT Richie Incognito’s helmet and swinging it at his head.

That kind of act is uncalled for. It is a rough game, but he let his temper get the best of him on that play. Smith and Incognito have a history of violence and that may have contributed to the suspension.

Smith will miss playing on Monday Night Football against the San Diego Chargers to open the season.

Topics: Houston Texans, Nfl Offseason

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  • arnie

    It’s strange how they didn’t show what they were doing to him before that incident.

    • http://boltbeat.com/ Ernie Padaon

      Incognito was mauling him!

      • arnie

        true. but it’s the second player that gets caught. you can’t hit a player in the throat, unless you want him to rip your helmet off, and smack you with it.