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East Rutherford, NJ- Much like the Buffalo Bills, the New York Jets named their rookie quarterback Geno Smith as their starter today.
Geno Smith named Week 1 starter vs. Tampa Bay. http://t.co/FrLL7qfyrg
— New York Jets (@nyjets) September 4, 2013
This decision comes after incumbent QB Mark Sanchez hurt his throwing shoulder in their last preseason game.
The Jets also signed QB Graham Harrell and released QB Greg McElroy earlier this week.
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