Rex Ryan says Eric Smith, Sione Po'uha will miss season opener

Jets defensive tackle Sione Pouha walks across the

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Jets defensive tackle Sione Pouha walks across the field during practice at the Atlantic Health Training Facility. (June 13, 2012) (Credit: Joe Epstein)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. -- The Jets will be without safety Eric Smith and defensive tackle Sione Po'uha in Sunday's season opener against the Buffalo Bills, Jets coach Rex Ryan said Friday.

Po'uha, who had a back injury, wants to play, but the team decided to hold him out one more week, Ryan said, though Po'uha is listed as questionable on the injury report. Smith, who has been suffering from...

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