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FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has no concerns about questions surrounding the process in which he picked an agent, saying “Jay-Z didn’t recruit me.”
Smith fired his former agency, Select Sports, shortly after the NFL draft last month and announced last week that he signed with the hip-hop star’s Roc Nation Sports. Smith also said his contract agent would be Kimberly Miale.
NFL.com first reported that the NFL Players Association is “aggressively pursuing” Jay-Z’s role in getting Smith to sign with his agency. Agents not certified by the NFLPA can’t recruit players to sign with certified agents, as Miale is.
Smith, competing with Mark Sanchez for the starting job, says he chose Roc Nation solely because it was something he and his family “felt comfortable with.”
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New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has no concerns about questions surrounding the process in which he picked an agent, saying ''Jay-Z didn't recruit me.''
Smith fired his former agency, Priority Sports, shortly after the NFL draft last month and announced last week that he signed with the hip-hop star's Roc Nation Sports. Smith also said his contract...
Connor Rogers continues our series of breaking down the New York Jets undrafted free agents, with a look at Chris Pantale from Boston College. Make sure to give Connor a follow on Twitter and to check back tomorrow for our next installment from Dalbin Osorio.
Name: Chris Pantale
College: Boston College
Size: 6-5 / 254
Position: Tight End
Speed: 4.99 (40 yard dash)
The question begs is it Sanchez’s job to lose?
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Dalbin Osorio continues our series of breaking down the New York Jets undrafted free agents, with a look at Keith Stroud from Bethune Cookman. Make sure to give Dalbin a follow on Twitter.
Name: Keith “KJ” Stroud, Junior.
College: Bethune Cookman
Position: Wide Receiver
Size: 6’3″, 205 pounds
40 Time: 4.51
Vertical: 38 1/2
College Career – Recruited out of Brooklyn...
The NFL Players Association has sent a letter of inquiry to Roc Nation agent Kim Miale, concerning Jay-Z’s involvement in recruiting New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith.
According to Around The League, Miale will need to write the NFLPA a letter responding to the allegations, and depending on the facts, the matter then could be referred to the Committee on Agent Regulation...
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Namath was on The”Boomer and Carton” radio show, and said that he “hasn’t spoken” to new general manager John Idzik, and blasted the Jets for what he described as ‘deceptive”...
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