Found August 10, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
Even the eerily calm John Idzik must have felt his heart skip as he saw his prized rookie quarterback Geno Smith limping off the field heading toward the trainers. Smith’s first career NFL game and he already was hurt. The rookie had taken an awkward fall hurting his right ankle in the process as he scrambled away from pressure in the third quarter of the Jets’ 26-17 preseason loss in Detroit on Friday night. Shortly thereafter it appeared the Jets simply had suffered a scare. Smith said he rolled his ankle and that an X-ray had turned up clean. Walking to the podium to speak to the media he barely had a limp as he wore an electronic stimulator on his right leg. “I told the trainers I want to go back to practice on Monday and I expect to play in our next game” Smith said. “We’ll take it day by day. It feels a bit sore right now but I’m pretty sure it will get better.” The QB said he was in “complete disbelief” when he felt pain. “I was just hoping that it isn’t anything significant

Jets' Geno Smith practices despite sore ankle

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has fully participated in practice despite a sore right ankle that shortened his NFL debut at Detroit on Friday night. Smith twisted the ankle on a play in the third quarter of the Jets' 26-17 loss, but he says an X-ray and MRI exam revealed ''great results'' and calls it a ''little ankle injury.'' ...

No fracture for Jets rookie QB Smith

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith did not sustain a fractured ankle against the Lions on Friday he told reporters after the game. Smith went on to say he expects to play in the Jets' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars next week. Smith went down with an apparent ankle injury early in the third quarter cutting short his pro debut. He was trying to escape pressure and rolled...

Report: Jets' Smith has ankle sprain

Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith got some good news Saturday. Smith suffered a mild ankle sprain and is not expected to miss any significant time, according to ESPN. Smith rolled his right ankle during a third-quarter scramble in New York's 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions on Friday. Before the injury, he had completed 6 of 7 passes for 47 yards. The Jets' second-round...

Jets QB Smith leaves with apparent injury

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith has left Friday night's exhibition game against the Detroit Lions with an apparent right leg injury. Smith, a second-round draft pick out of West Virginia, is Mark Sanchez's main competition at quarterback. He was 6 of 7 for 47 yards but did not lead any scoring drives before leaving the game early in the third quarter. There was no...

Geno Smith suffers an ankle injury in NFL debut

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith suffered an ankle injury during his NFL debut tonight against the Lions. The good news is that Smith’s injury isn’t believed to be serious. Smith did complete six of seven passes for 47 yards.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Geno Smith suffers an ankle injury in NFL debut appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Geno Smith leaves Jets' preseason game with ankle injury

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith left Friday night's 26-17 loss against the Detroit Lions early in the third quarter after he rolled his right ankle. Smith was able to avoid being sacked on the play and scrambled for a gain of about a yard before he planted his right foot awkwardly and went down. He came up limping and immediately signaled to the sidelines that he was hurt...

'Little injury' won't keep Geno out of practice

BY NICK ST. DENISRookie Geno Smith is trying to take the New York Jets' starting quarterback job from incumbent Mark Sanchez.To do that, he has to stay on the field.Smith sustained a "minor ankle injury" Friday during the team's preseason loss to the Detroit Lions. The former West Virgina signal caller limped off the field after a play that saw him plant to throw...

NFL Injury News: No fracture for Jets QB Geno Smith

One of the most watched quarterback battles this offseason is between rookie Geno Smith and veteran Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets. The battle between these two appeared as if it might go to Sanchez by default for a few minutes on Friday night. Geno Smith entered the game and rolled his ankle, suffering a non-contact injury in the third quarter. Smith hobbled off the field with...

Geno Smith Won't Miss Much Time with Sprained Ankle

Jets rookie QB Geno Smith is not expected to miss much time with a mild ankle sprain, according to ESPN New York.Fantasy Spin:Smith, who is competing with incumbent Mark Sanchez for the starting job, suffered the injury during New York's preseason opener Friday. He went 6-of-7 for 47 yards in the game.

New York Jets Quarterback Competition Gets Ugly

The New York Jets‘ quarterback competition has been a pretty ugly sight for at least a couple of months now, but it looks even worse after the 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions in the preseason opener Friday night. In the third quarter, rookie Geno Smith limped off the field after rolling his right ankle in an awkward fall as he scrambled away from pressure.  Despite the initial...

Sanchez Erratic in Jets Exhibition Opener

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was erratic against the Detroit Lions Friday night.  He made a couple of key mistakes, but also did some good things late.  Fortunately for Sanchez the game was in Detroit or the Jets’ fans would have been shaking the house with boos. The New York Jets QB controversy started Friday night and it didn’t take long for the drama to begin....

Detroit Lions – 26 New York Jets -17, Initial Reaction

The New York Jets kicked off their pre-season tonight with a 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions. Yes, unlike last season, the offense actually scored a couple of touchdowns. Like any pre-season game, there were positives and negatives, while a few harsh realities became more apparent. The big story of the night is Geno Smith rolling his ankle. In a close quarterback battle, the rookie...

Rex Ryan ‘Never Saw’ Mark Sanchez’s Pick-Six, Says He ‘Never Really Focused’ on Watching Geno Smith

If you’re wondering who has the edge in the Jets’ quarterback competition between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith, don’t ask the head coach. Rex Ryan, who has taken over duties running the defense this season, apparently wasn’t too interested in watching his signal-callers perform during New York’s preseason-opening 26-17 loss to the Lions on Friday night. Sanchez started the...

NFL Preseason: Four things to watch for New York Jets vs. Detroit Lions

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