Defensive end Antonio Smith has been suspended by the NFL for not only the final two games of the preseason for the Houston Texans, but also for the team's regular-season opener against the San Diego Chargers.
Smith has apparently decided to appeal the suspension, which stemmed from him ripping off the helmet of Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito and swinging it at him.
Last year, Smith was fined $21,000 for an incident with Incognito in a regular-season game,a penalty that was reduced to $11,000 later on appeal.
Follow me on Twitter @terrymc13
Terry McCormick covers the Titans for TitanInsider.com
JAN 20 Tony Villiotti
Following Monday's announcement of those declaring for the Draft, a look at the numbers.
JAN 19 Jeff Fedotin
Chiefs' special teams coordinator has unique football mind.
JAN 16 Tony Villiotti
Are certain positions more reliant on early round picks?