Jets' Eric Smith suspended 1 game, fined $50,000 by NFL for hit on Boldin

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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- New York Jets safety Eric Smith was suspended for one game by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin.

Smith was also fined $50,000 by the league for what it called a flagrant violation of player safety rules. In a statement, the NFL said Boldin was in a defenseless position at the time contact was made.