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Geno Smith picked a great time on Sunday to play sound football for the New York Jets, and with the help of a perfectly timed late hit, it was just enough to propel the Jets to a narrow victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With one win in his pocket, is it possible that Geno Smith will lead the Jets to a respectable record in 2013?
Well, the short and simple answer to my own question is, yes, he can. Geno Smith’s play in preseason action was best characterized by a number of terrible decisisons, resulting in turnovers that killed any hope the Jets had of putting scoring drives together. That changed on Sunday.
Although the Jets have no hope of a perfect transition from the Mark Sanchez era to the Geno Smith era, they’ve pulled off the change relatively well, partially because the decision to play Smith over Sanchez was essentially made for them when Mark Sanchez went down in preseason action with a shoulder injury.
With the starting position in hand, Geno Smith can be a glor...
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The New York Jets defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their season opener behind the foot of Nick Folk, who hit a 48-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining.
Nick Folk hit the game winning 48-yard field goal to give the Jets a 1-0 record.
The Jets were down 17-15 when Geno Smith and the Jets offense took the field on the 20-yard line with remaining. Smith completed a pass to...
Geno Smith and the New York Jets will take on their AFC East rivals, the New England Patriots, Thursday night in their first road game of the season.
Rex Ryan looks to defeat Bill Belichick in what might be his last game in Foxborugh as the Jets head coach.
There is no better time to take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots for the New York Jets. The Patriots will be without...
LaVonte David is a talented young linebacker, and will make plenty of great plays during his career.
Sunday David’s aggression got the best of him after he got a personal foul called on him for shoving Geno Smith out of bounds with less than 10 seconds remaining in regulation.
The dumb penalty allowed the Jets to attempt the game winning field goal, and escape with a 17-15 win...
The New York Jets were expected to be one of the biggest jokes of the NFL season, but they managed to pull out a victory in their first game. They can thank Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David for the assist. David pushed Geno Smith after the Jets quarterback had already stepped out of bounds […]
Fresh off a win in his rookie debut against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Geno Smith now gets his first taste of the New York Jets rivalry against the New England Patriots and their no-huddle passing attack. See what the former West Virginia Mountaineer had to say about his opening performance and how he will prepare to topple one of the NFL’s premiere coaching-quarterback tandems.
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Rex Ryan says that Geno Smith will start the New York Jets game on Thursday against the New England Patriots.
Smith, 22, had a solid debut in Week 1 against Tampa Bay completing 24-of-38 passes for 256 yards, a touchdown and an interception. The Jets won the game thanks to a late penalty from Tampa Bay linebacker Lavonte David.
It is hardly...
Rookie Geno Smith will get his second start for the New York
Jets, as expected, when the team plays at New England on Thursday
Opening Sunday is always full of mishaps and gaffes, and this season’s edition was no different. Let’s get right to it.
Titans safety themselves
We saw more than one safety today, but this one stands above the rest for one simple reason. It happened three seconds into the Titans’ road game against the Steelers. Let me lay the situation down.
On the opening kickoff...
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan credited Geno Smith's mobility in leading Gang Green to a victory at MetLife Stadium over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The stench of the 2012 Jets season has lingered like a pile of dirty laundry and garbage around the organization for eight months.
Now the new season is here.
The Jets have a lot of new faces starting with rookie quarterback Geno Smith who will make his first official NFL start Sunday against the Buccaneers. Smith saw limited time in the preseason and was handed the starting job...
ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski made the bold claim a few weeks ago saying Colin Kaepernick could be the best quarterback in the history of the NFL. At the time, that statement seemed ludicrous and it still does now, although maybe to a lesser extent.
Kaepernick sure looked like one of the best, if not the best, quarterbacks in the NFL on opening weekend. He enjoyed his first career 300...
BY NICK ST. DENISESPN had the New York Jets as the 32nd-best team in its preseason power rankings, and Gang Green's position on most other major websites wasn't much better.In the wake of an 18-17 season-opening victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Ryan was asked Monday about how he feels standing in front of his squad at 1-0 after being tabbed by some as the NFL's...