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Brian Baldinger of the NFL Network was present at Jets practice this weekend, paying particular interest to rookie quarterback Geno Smith, who is looking to replace Mark Sanchez as the Jets’ starting quarterback. For the most part, Baldinger was impressed with Smith’s work, with one glaring exception.
“He looked good to me yesterday until he ran gassers at the end of practice,” said Baldinger, who attended Jets practice on Sunday. “And Geno Smith looked like he had done no conditioning. It was actually embarrassing to see how far behind he was behind [Mark] Sanchez and [Matt] Simms and everybody else that's there.”
Even though Smith is out of shape compared to the other quarterbacks on the Jets’ roster, NFL Network analyst heath Evans did have some positive notes about Smith that could spell doom for incumbent quarterback Mark Sanchez.
“You see a lot of accuracy, a lot of zip on the ball obviously from Geno,” Evans said. “You see some balls sailing, or what I would say flo...
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New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith reportedly looked out of breath towards the end of the team's training camp practice on Monday.
The New York Jets wrapped up their first weekend of training camp today with their inaugural padded practice, despite a brief weather delay. Geno Smith received his first opportunity to run with the starters and did not disappoint. Without getting too wrapped up in the day’s “stats,” it is clear Smith’s arm strength and poise is making an impression.
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When I was growing up, everyone wanted to be like Mike.
Now so does Geno Smith. The Jets second round pick has impressed early on in camp, and told the teams official website that, he wants to be like Michael Jordan when it comes to the effect he has on his team.
“It wasn’t even a football player man,” he told me on a “Jets Talk LIVE” installment that will air at 4:00...
Reports from the New York Jets aren’t offering any comfort for the already hopeless Jets fans. After reporting to camp last Thursday, July 25th, it was noted that 2nd round draft pick, QB Geno Smith’s performance did not impress anyone.
According to CBS Sports, NFL Network Analyst, Brian Baldinger, had a very harsh assessment of Smith’s conditioning saying:
“He looked good...
With sky high hopes for Jets' quarterback Geno Smith, the rookie is no stranger to pressure after watching the greatest athlete of his generation rise above all the criticism and earn the ultimate respect from teammates, fans and the media.
Sensing “a changing of the guard,” ESPN New York’s Rich Cimini stated on NFL Live that rookie Geno Smith may have gained a “slight edge” over bush league veteran Mark Sanchez in the Jets’ quarterback competition. Chosen 39th overall out of West Virginia, the 22-year-old Smith has looked solid during recent practices and reportedly impressed with leadership qualities off...
As Geno Smith and Mark Sanchez battle for the New York Jets starting quarterback job, their relationship has steadily improved throughout the course of training camp.
First there's a report that rookie quarterback Geno Smith is out of shape; then Rex Ryan comes to the defense of his young QB. Now we're getting back to the normal back-and-forth action we're used to.
"He seems fine to me, Ryan said of Smith according to ESPN's Jane McManus. "When he ran for 80 yards that one play he looked good to me."
Jason will be providing today's update, as he was at TC, himself.
Unlike yesterday, today was a beautiful day in Cortland NY, and a great day to be at Jets training camp.
Geno Smith continued to practice with the ones today, and hit Jeff Cumberland on a 30 yard out route. He continues to impress with his pocket presence, but seemed a bit hesitant at times looking for...
The Jets got back to work, on this, the last day of July! You know what that means—football is just around the corner.
The QB competition continued today, and Mark Sanchez struggled mightingly, playing with the 'ones.' Per NYP's Brian Costello, Sanchez went 3 for 9 in team drills, with a TD and an INT. Some reports had 3 for 10. Costello was not alone in his opinions...
Don't worry -- this doesn't mean a butt fumble will never happen again. It just means Mark Sanchez won't be taken down by the same rear end that felled him last Thanksgiving.
Jets guard Brandon Moore is retiring from the NFL , Adam Caplan reports.
Moore played 144 games in his career, starting 137 in a row. But his most-remembered moment will not be the consistent protection...