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Eric Smith has MCL sprain Dan Leberfeld

Eric Smith suffered an MCL sprain in the Jets’ preseason loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. The announcement was made by Manish Mehta.

“The Daily News has learned that Eric Smith has been lost for the remainder of the preseason with a left MCL sprain,” Mehta wrote in the Daily News. “The team hopes that the veteran safety will be ready to play in the regular-season opener against the Bills on Sept. 9, according to a source.”