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The Star-Ledger reports both Laveranues Coles and Eric Smith, who suffered concussions, will likely play on Sunday against the Chiefs.

Also, Coles saw his good friend, Wayne Chrebet, forced to retire because of several concussions and the former Jet is still experiencing post-concussion problems in his third year of retirement.

Smith, who suffered a concussion on Sept. 28th on a vicious helmet-to-helmet hit on Cardinals wide receiver Anquan Boldin, sustained a second concussion in the fourth quarter against the Raiders after serving a one-game suspension. It unclear on what play it happened.

These two paragraphs show why the Jets probably should sit the pair out against Kansas City. Head injuries are serious business. One can never be too careful. Sunday's opponent is hopelessly inept. Although watching the gaffe prone Abram Elam in place of Smith would be painful, sitting Coles would give the team a chance to offer preseason standout David Clowney an audition for an enhanced role.