The Chirp: Geno Smith Injury Edition

Aug 12 2015
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Aug 12 2015

The Jets announced Tuesday that quarterback Geno Smith will be out 6-to-10 weeks with a broken jaw as a result of a locker room altercation between Smith and reserve linebacker IK Enemkpali, who was released after the incident. As news quickly spread of both the injury and its cause, athletes from across the sports world took to Twitter to react:

NFL quarterback Michael Vick on words of encouragement for his former teammate:

Former NFL offensive lineman Damien Woody on rising above:

Saints safety
Rafael Bush on getting the story straight:

Former NFL running back
Beanie Wells on leadership questions:

Former USMNT forward Taylor Twellman on important distinctions:

Former NFL tackle
Wade Smith on one-way tickets:

Former NFL center Tyler Horn on legal implications:

NASCAR driver
Denny Hamlin on fantasy implications:

Jaguars defensive end Jared Odrick on stats overload:

Senior “Michael Preston Has Jokes” Correspondent
Michael Preston has jokes:

Former NFL defensive end Hugh Douglas on everything in moderation:

NFL kicker
Jay Feely on mixed messaging:

Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner on quick fixes:

And finally, Jets quarterback
Geno Smith invokes a little Arnold:

ILL BE BACK! A photo posted by Geno Smith III (@genosmith7) on

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