Maccagnan suggested Smith would likely miss the first four games of the season. Although, he is expecting Smith to rejoin the team later this week. Smith is recovering from surgery to fix his broken jaw. He suffered the injury in a fight with former teammate IK Enemkpali.
Sources said that Smith, who suffered the injury after being punched by a teammate Tuesday, will miss 6-10 weeks after undergoing the surgery.
Smith was sucker punched in the locker room on Tuesday, and Enemkpali was subsequently released from the organization.
"You don't walk up to another man and punch him in the face," Bowles said per the New York Times.
Bowles implied that the altercation between the two was 'childish' and something that 'sixth graders could have talked about."
Smith's jaw is broken in two places, according to ESPN's Adam Shefter.
"It's been up and down," Bowles said of Smith. "He makes good throws, he makes some bad throws. There has to be more consistency for the quarterbacks overall."
Smith is competing with Ryan Fitzpatrick for the starting quarterback job.
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