Found August 14, 2013 on Jets
PLAYERS: Geno SmithRex Ryan
TEAMS: New York Jets
Cortland, NY – Dark skies overcast SUNY Cortland this morning as the Jets took the field. Reminiscent of a morning in October, a chill swept through the facility and rain shortly followed. Unprepared for such temperature in the middle of August, Rex sent for more appropriate attire. Yes, practice started with an ominous tone.The rain clouds must've been following rookie quarterback Geno Smith, or that's at least how it seemed."This was a really bad day for Geno,' said Rex Ryan. "Today was a bad day today. There is no other way to put it. ""You're not going to have the...

New York Jets: Geno Smith has horrible day of practice

After a terrible performance today, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith might not be playing Saturday when the Jets host the Jacksonville Jaguars in their second preseason game. Geno Smith’s ankle injury might leave the Jets with no choice but to start Mark Sanchez week 1 Geno Smith hurt his ankle against the Detroit Lions last Friday, causing him to end his NFL debut early. After...

Rex Ryan: Geno Smith had a ‘brutal’ practice on Wednesday

Jets head coach Rex Ryan Acknowledged that rookie quarterback Geno Smith had a “brutal” practice on Wednesday, according to Rich Cimini of Smith ended up throwing multiple interceptions. This isn’t anything to worry about.  With Smith being a rookie, I’m surprised it took so long for him to have a bad practice.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...

Ryan: QB Smith 'brutal' at practice

Rex Ryan says Geno Smith had his ''worst'' day of training camp, calling the New York Jets rookie quarterback's performance ''brutal.'' Smith, competing with Mark Sanchez for the starting job, was intercepted four times Wednesday, including three in 11-on-11 team drills. Smith says his sprained right ankle feels ''progressively better...

Report: Geno Smith’s ankle injury kept him from starting this week

We reported earlier that the Jets announced that Mark Sanchez will star this week’s preseason game against the Jaguars. According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News,  Geno Smith was supposed to start, but the ankle injury he suffered during last week’s game altered everything. Geno Smith was in line to start the Jets second preseason game against the Jaguars on Saturday...

Rex Ryan Says Geno Smith Had a “Brutal” Practice

For more controversy in the Jets quarterback competition, let’s send it over to Jets Head Coach Rex Ryan; Rex, what’s the latest? If the indecision in choosing a starter for Saturday’s preseason game wasn’t enough, Ryan’s latest sound bite sent shockwaves throughout the New York area on Wednesday.  At his daily press conference following Wednesday’s practice, Ryan was...

Rex Ryan defends Geno Smith: ‘I’m glad my kid didn’t go to West Virginia’

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan came to the defense of rookie quarterback Geno Smith on Monday, and he took a shot at West Virginia in the process. A number of players who were teammates with Smith at West Virginia last season were quoted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as saying the team lacked leadership. […]

Jets QB Geno Smith Thinks College Players Should Get Paid

Photo credit to: With the hailstorm of opinions being thrown around about whether or not collegiate athletes should be paid, by every sports pundit and player in the world, you’d figure someone who is entrenched in a highly publicized NFL quarterback battle wouldn’t have time to comment on the topic. You would’ve figured wrong. New York Jets rookie QB Geno Smith...

Rex Ryan Rips Geno Smith’s Performance in Practice, Says Rookie Quarterback Was ‘Brutal’

Rex Ryan may have softened a bit over the years, but he can still bring the fire when he wants to. That heat was aimed at Geno Smith on Wednesday, as the Jets coach torched his rookie quarterback after what he called Smith’s worst performance of training camp. “It was brutal. It was Geno’s worst day,” Ryan told reporters. “The ankle is part of it. That’s way too many...

Of course Rex Ryan is sporting a camo ATV quad

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Rex Ryan, Jets to start Mark Sanchez vs Jags

It comes as somewhat of a surprise, but Mark Sanchez will start with the ones against Jacksonville, playing through the first half of the game. The announcement was made official by the team this afternoon.  Geno Smith, who has been practicing with with an ankle injury he sustained in the Jets' first preseason game, is not even a confirmed player in the match-up. Ryan declined...

WVU Players Slam Geno Smith; Rex Ryan Slams WVU

Everyone loves a good battle of back-and-fourth, and that’s exactly what we have going on between Jets head coach Rex Ryan and some WVU Players that recently slammed Jets QB Geno Smith. “Last year we didn’t have, you know, a lot of leadership,” said Mountaineers running back Dustin Garrison, via the DOWN & DISTANCE - Presented by Sports-Kings.

Sanchez to start Jets' preseason game

Mark Sanchez has a chance to take the lead in the New York Jets' tightly contested quarterback competition. The team announced Thursday that Sanchez will start over rookie Geno Smith for the preseason home game against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday night. The decision came a day after coach Rex Ryan said Smith had a "brutal" practice in what was his "worst...

Lots of questions, no answers at running back position

One preseason game, and we're not any closer to knowing what the New York Jets' Week 1 running back depth chart will look like. In fact, we may be even further from an answer than earlier this offseason.  Today, trade acquisition Chris Ivory practiced, fully, for the first time. Ivory expects to play against the Jaguars on Saturday, but is not a lock to lead the Jets...

TOJ – “What If” Series, Episode 1: New York Jets Don’t Trade Up For QB Mark Sanchez

Missing on a first round quarterback, especially one drafted by a rookie Head Coach to be “the man” for your franchise going forward, is probably the quickest way to get fired. John Harbaugh and Mike Smith attached their coaching careers to Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan respectively, and have had varying degrees of success with Flacco leading the Ravens to a Super Bowl this past year...
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