The 39-year-old NFL veteran has a torn left Achilles tendon that will require season-ending surgery, New York Jets coach Robert Saleh announced Tuesday.
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The 39-year-old four-time NFL MVP had been vocal about his frustrations on the Green Bay Packers. Now, he'll be dropping the No. 12 in exchange for the No. 8 on the Jets.
Smith, who is the process of trying to resurrect his career with the Jets, will miss six to 10 weeks with the injury.
When a season is lost, some teams will take it easy their last few games — or the last 82, if it's the Philadelphia 76ers — in hopes of securing a better draft pick. But not this NFL cellar-dweller.