West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith was not the first quarterback selected in the 2013 NFL Draft as many pundits suggested. As the second-round gets underway this evening, the prolific college quarterback remains on the board. Are the New York Jets seriously looking at possibly drafting Smith in the second?
According to Jets beat writer Manish Mehta on Twitter, they are giving him a hard look. Mehta tweets, “Jets will take a good, hard look at Geno Smith today. #NYJ has seventh pick of the second round (No 39 overall).”
This would be an absolute trainwreck for the Jets and continue in the long tradition of very poor draft choices by the Jets. Head coach Rex Ryan is coaching as a lame duck this season and no seat is hotter than his is in New York. There is no doubt that Mark Sanchez is not the answer in New York but to draft Smith would just complicate matters.
First off, there are questions surrounding whether or not Smith is a starting NFL caliber quarterback. He is more suited to...