Antonio Smith banned for Week 1

Updated: August 20, 2013, 4:00 PM ET
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The NFL will suspend Texans defensive end Antonio Smith for one regular-season game and Houston's remaining two preseason games for forcibly removing the helmet of Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito and then dangerously swinging it at his face, a league source told ESPN.

He was also fined an undisclosed amount for the incident. Smith will be appealing the fine and one-game regular-season suspension, a league source told ESPN.

Even though the incident took ...

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