Found May 01, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith fired his agents yesterday after falling out of the first round of this year’s draft.  Now we’re slowly finding out some of the reason for Smith’s tumble. Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports spoke to people from around the NFL who gave him some feedback on Smith and why he tumbled in the second round. The problem is that NFL types see a guy who, right now, doesn’t understand how to get there. “His biggest problem is that he doesn’t know what he doesn’t know,” said a league executive, who spent extensive time assessing Smith before the draft. “I’m not sure he knows how to take instruction because he pretty much wouldn’t listen or talk to our coaches … he’s talented. He can sling it, he can fit it into tight spots, he can do a lot of things and I think he wants to be good. But you can’t tell him anything right now. He’s tuned out because he thinks he’s got it all down.” Some people are concerned about Smiths leadership. “He doesn’t have much p
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