Smith was initially fined $21,000 by the league for kicking the Dolphins guard. Smith appealed, saying he was retaliating to Incognito’s stepping on his right ankle during the season opener. He missed two practices the following week with soreness in the ankle.
HOUSTON - AUGUST 18: Antonio Smith #94 of the Houston Texans stretches during pre game warmups before playing the San Francisco 49erss at Reliant Stadium on August 18, 2012 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)Texans defensive end Antonio Smith stretches during pre-game warm-ups. (credit: Bob Levey/Getty Images)