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Jets promote Sparano Jr., add ex-safety Eric Smith to staff

Tony Sparano Jr.

(Credit: AP)

The Jets have promoted 27-year-old Tony Sparano Jr. from seasonal intern to offensive assistant.

Sparano Jr. -- the son of former Jets offensive coordinator Tony Sparano Sr. -- spent the past two seasons with the team. In a corresponding move, the Jets tabbed former draft pick Eric Smith as their new seasonal intern. The ex-Jets safety was selected in the third round in 2006 and spent seven...

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