Found August 05, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
The New York Jets did not select Geno Smith in the early part of the second round of the NFL draft with the intention of having him sit on their bench all season. The expectation was that the former West Virginia quarterback would take some time to learn the offense before being ready to start. [...]

Geno Smith favored to win QB job?

With Mark Sanchez getting booed at practice and Geno Smith looking good, it seems that the rookie may get the starting job.

New York Jets: Training Camp Report

The New York Jets held their annual Green White scrimmage yesterday at SUNY Cortland. Both Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez were not very impressive during the scrimmage. Geno Smith got the nod to start the scrimmage but did not play as well as expected. Smith has yet to throw an interception in camp but during the scrimmage, Smith went 9 of 16 for only 77 yards. Smith only led the Jets...

Report: Geno Smith Likely To Win Jets Starting QB Job

Geno Smith’s time has arrived. Amid reports that he wasn’t in the best of shape, Geno Smith is now starting to prove the naysayers wrong. The New York Daily News is reporting that Smith is almost a lock to win the Jets starting quarterback job as long as his play doesn’t drop off. Manish Mehta is reporting that Smith looked sharp in a scrimmage, and should land the job. Through...

Geno Smith will get some first-team snaps durings the Jets preseason opener

According to, the New York Jets plan on giving rookie quarterback Geno Smith some first team reps in this weeks preseason opener against the Lions. Jets coach Rex Ryan made it clear Geno Smith would receive snaps with the first-team offense in Friday evening’s preseason opener at Detroit. Mark Sanchez will start the game, but the Jets will leave their first-team line...

Green and White Game Reaction

Cortland, NY – The Green and White game tonight gave Jets fans their first look at the team in a live scrimmage.The question on everyone's mind going in? Who was going to get the first team reps. It was Geno Smith who trotted out onto the field in front of the 6,000 in attendance. But that might not be indicative of how the competition is going."We've been going on...

New York Jets Training Camp Battles: Mark Sanchez vs. Geno Smith

The New York Jets opened up training camp earlier this week with a serious competition between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job. After leading the Jets to the AFC Championship Game in his first two seasons in the NFL, Mark Sanchez has been far from spectacular since then, and played absolutely atrocious last season. In 2012, Sanchez threw for 13 touchdowns...

Sanchez stumbles, Smith OK in Jets' scrimmage

Mark Sanchez rebounded from a shaky performance by throwing a 57-yard touchdown pass to Stephen Hill on the final play of the New York Jets' scrimmage Saturday night. Geno Smith, competing with Sanchez for the starting quarterback job, had the better performance while working mostly with the first-team offense. The Jets have been alternating the two quarterbacks every third...

Jets' Sanchez solid as Smith struggles a bit

Mark Sanchez was mostly mistake-free in perhaps his best practice of training camp for the New York Jets, while rookie Geno Smith threw two interceptions in drills. The competition between the two for the starting quarterback job remains tight, and coach Rex Ryan is not sure who will start the preseason opener at Detroit on Friday night. Ryan adds that both Sanchez and Smith will...

Mark Sanchez listed before Geno Smith on depth chart, sort of

The Jets have released their official depth chart for Detroit, and we're sure the overraction machine will be pumping on Tuesday morning. Screen Caps from Did you see that! Mark Sanchez is before Geno...and that slash! Well, for the sake of not sounding like NYDN, that's probably for last name, alphabetical reasons. For real noting purposes...

Jets' Sanchez solid; Smith struggles

Mark Sanchez tossed a pass that zipped through the end zone, over a fence and onto the roof of a golf cart parked on the other side. And, it was a good -- and smart -- play. Rather than try to force it to a receiver who wasn't open during red zone drills Monday, the New York Jets quarterback threw the ball away so that no one could reach it. For a guy who has been plagued by...

Smith gets more reps with starters, boos for Sanchez

The ball barely had settled into Antonio Cromartie’s hands when the boos began. The Jets cornerback had just intercepted Mark Sanchez on a deep pass and it was enough for a faction of the 6000 fans at last night’s Green and White scrimmage to remind Sanchez that Jets fans have not forgotten 2012. It was just another sign that many people are rooting for rookie Geno Smith to...

Antonio Cromartie rips Jets fans for booing Mark Sanchez

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was reminded how much Jets fans have not forgotten 2012 during Saturday night’s Green and White scrimmage. Fans in attendance showered Sanchez with boos after his deep pass was intercepted by Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie. “I think that’s bullcrap,” Cromartie said about the boos. “My thing is if you’re 

Sanchez to start preseason opener

Mark Sanchez will start at quarterback over Geno Smith in the New York Jets' preseason opener at Detroit on Friday night. Rex Ryan says Tuesday that both quarterbacks will take snaps with the first-team offense against the Lions, but it will be Sanchez who begins under center. Ryan adds that the team hasn't decided exactly how the playing time will be distributed. Sanchez...

McElroy shines in Jets' scrimmage

With Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez dueling it out for the New York Jets starting quarterback job, third-stringer Greg McElroy was stellar during Saturday's Green and White scrimmage. Find out how New York's forgotten QB fits into the team's plans in 2013.
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