The Jets are in a difficult position. They're head coach needs to win now, which would seem to indicate that Mark Sanchez has a good chance of starting over Geno Smith. In the long run, however, it would seem more beneficial to get Geno Smith up to speed sooner rather than later.
If what Smith says of himself is true, however, he could simplify the coming decision that Rex Ryan will have to make. Smith thinks he's making good progress in adapting to the Jets' offense.
"I've already made a giant leap," Smith told NFL Network's Andrew Siciliano. "Coming from a spread system where the biggest transition for me is going to be the footwork. It's not as if I can't do it, it's the fact that I haven't done it enough. The good amount of reps that I got in rookie camp, minicamp, OTAs has helped me make that leap and transition, and make giant strides."
"I have an opportunity to fight for a starting job in a great place right now, so I look forward to it."
Frankly, the Jets' coaches an...