Found September 06, 2013 on
New York Jets
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Quarterbacks Both teams are coming into this game with issues at the quarterback position as quarterbacks for both teams failed to prove themselves during the preseason.For the New York Jets, their starting quarterback against Tampa Bay, Geno Smith, played in two games with one start and completed 22 passes on 37 attempts while throwing for 246 yards, one touchdown and three interceptions. Fellow quarterback Mark Sanchez didn’t fare much better completing 25 passes on 42 attempts for 366 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions.Sanchez most likely would have been named the starter for the regular season however a shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the Jets week three preseason match-up against the Giants all but sealed the deal for Smith to be the starter at least for week one.For the Tampa Buccaneers Josh Freeman will be the starter in week one but figures it will be interesting to see how he plays in week one as he saw limited action in the preseason. Freeman completed 1...
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Geno Smith didn’t have anywhere close to a stellar performance in preseason. In fact, in his first start he threw 3 interceptions and ran out the back of the end zone for a safety. At this point, anyone would agree that Smith needs all the help he can get. Well CBS Sports is reporting that Geno feels otherwise.
In a recent interview, Smith was asked how he was going to prepare...
Call me cynical, but after all I am a New York Jets fan. Could Geno Smith just have been a ploy to boost jersey sales and interest in the New York Jets? As if Rex Ryan’s antics weren’t enough between doing an about face to the media and making a charade out of the quarterback “competition”, my gut is telling me yes.
How can one surmise this you ask? Look no further than...
Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America The New York Jets will start rookie second-round draft pick Geno Smith as their quarterback in Week 1. Smith will start under center for the Jets match-up on Sunday against Tampa Bay. Mark Sanchez in 2009 was the last rookie quarterback to start the season opener for the Jets. While the Jets tried to downplay the decision in recent days...
After an up and down preseason, rookie signal-caller Geno Smith was handed the starting job in light of Mark Sanchez's shoulder injury. Find out what the Jets' GM had to say about his young gunslinger's never-say-die attitude.
We all knew the Geno Smith era was set to start, and now this morning it was made official.
Adam Schefter is reporting that Geno Smith has been officially named the Jets starting quarterback for the teams opener against the Buccaneers.
Jets name Geno Smith their QB for Sunday's opener, meaning Patriots likely to face rookie QBs in their first two games.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Twenty of the NFL's 32 starting quarterbacks are younger than 30 years old and seven of them were drafted in either 2012 or 2013, so we've become used to seeing green signal callers under center league-wide. However, only two rookies will start in Week 1 this season, and circumstances such as injuries were factors for both EJ Manuel and the Buffalo Bills and Geno Smith and...
TAMPA, Fla. -- Darrelle Revis wants Geno Smith to know that it might be a wise idea to study him.
The four-time Pro Bowl cornerback will make his return to MetLife Stadium on Sunday as part of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Smith, the New York Jets rookie quarterback, seems to have taken a loose approach to this fact.
When asked recently whether he had watched old Jets tape of Revis...
NEW YORK - Opening Day is just four days away and the Jets finally named a starting quarterback. Geno Smith may not have overtaken Mark Sanchez for the No.1 QB spot but he'll be under center against the Bucs on Sunday.Mojo and Deegan will examine Gang Green's quarterback expectations in week one with Kristian Dyer of Metro New York and Yahoo Sports. Old friend Darrelle Revis...
Geno Smith may be the Jets starting quarterback against Darrelle Revis and the Bucs but there is no guarantee he’ll be starting anything beyond that. The Jets unleashed their triple threat Wednesday -- Rex Ryan GM John Idzik and owner Woody Johnson -- and from every angle they made it clear that the competition is continuing into the regular season.
“We’ll always put the best...
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Tuel time is over before it started.
After E.J. Manuel had surgery during the preseason, many thought that he wouldn't be ready in time for the team's season opener against the Patriots.
#Bills announce EJ Manuel will start this Sunday vs Pats, and #Jets announce Geno Smith will start Week 1 vs TB, likely to face Pats Week 2
— Ben Volin (@BenVolin) September...
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It should be crystal clear by now that the Jets want the Mark Sanchez era to be over. The problem with that is that the Geno Smith era, in the short term at least, doesn’t look all that promising. And there’s no way that Jets fans will stand for Geno Smith throwing interception after interception while the veteran quarterback that beat him out in training camp stands on the sideline...
Now that rookie Geno Smith has been named the New York Jets starting quarterback for the season opener Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a person close to ailing Mark Sanchez told USA TODAY Sports that the quarterback "believes the organization wants to see him placed on (injured reserve) and be done with him."
The person added that Sanchez who is nursing a shoulder...