Found May 09, 2013 on Word On The Game:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
After falling completely out of the 1st round and firing his agents, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith badly needs to find someone who can help him on and off the field. According to ThaCover2, that man could be Jay-Z and Roc Nation Sports. Glenn Erby elaborates below. Via sources with knowledge of the situation, Smith just finished wrapping up two days [...]

Smith disputes diva allegations

Geno Smith, drafted in the second round by the Jets, has responded to several unflattering allegations recently made about him, saying, "I don’t worry about what people say."


Jay-Z agency interested in Smith?

Geno Smith recently fired his agents after dropping in the draft and now Jay-Z and his Roc Nation agency reportedly have set their sights on the Jets draft pick.

Geno Smith has no c

The Jets' rookie QB gives the brush-off to those nameless sources who question his character.

Geno Smith On Critics: I’m No Diva, I don’t Care What People Think

Jets 2nd round pick Geno Smith does not have an agent at this time, so Smith is currently solely responsible for managing his image and getting his point across. After not being selected until the 2nd round, and firing his previous agents, Smith’s image and reputation have taken a serious hit as of late. Smith though refuses to allow his critics to get him down, and during a recent...

Jay-Z & Roc Nation Pitch For Geno Smith’s Business

Jets quarterback has as good of a chance as anyone to emerge as the Jets starter this year, and excel at the same time in a city which is hungry for a positive experience at the quarterback position.  Jay-Z and Roc Nation see the upside, and have spent the last two days making their pitch to be able to represent Geno Smith. According to Pro Football Talk: Per a source with knowledge...

Jets owner pumped about Geno Smith

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson is ''extremely happy'' to have Geno Smith on his team, and looks forward to a ''fun'' quarterback competition. Johnson, speaking to reporters at an NFL symposium Tuesday, says the team gave Smith a ''very high score'' while scouting him and the former West Virginia star is ''welcome to the...

Report: Roc Nation Sports going after Geno Smith

According to, as New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith looks for a new agency to represent him, Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports had a chance to make their own pitch to the rookie. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Smith has wrapped up two days of meetings with potential successors to Select Sports Group, the agency Smith hired after completing his college...

Jets owner to Geno Smith: 'Welcome to the competition'

New York Jets owner Woody Johnson had a few words for Geno Smith Tuesday preparing him for what lies ahead in Jetsland. Manish Mehta of The New York Daily News spoke with Johnson at the NFL's Career Development Symposium in Philadelphia and relayed this simple message to Smith: "Welcome to the competition," said Johnson. "It’s going to be fun."...

TOJ/Jet Press Roundtable – New York Jets Quarterback Battle Edition

The TOJ staff has happily combined this week’s roundtable with our good friends from The Jet Press. Make sure to check out their site and give their writers a follow on Twitter. On to the roundtable… How will the Jets quarterback competition shake out this summer? TOJ Joe Caporoso - I am looking back towards how the quarterback competition played out in Seattle last summer...

Report: Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Targeting Geno Smith as Agency’s Newest Client

Welcome to New York, Geno Smith. Late last month, the former West Virginia quarterback fired his agent, Select Sports, after falling to the second round of the NFL draft. Now property of the Jets, Smith is finding that there are perks to being a quarterback in New York City — like being courted by Jay-Z, for one. Early in April, it came out that the rapper-mogul was selling his...

Santonio Holmes backs Mark Sanchez as the Jets starting QB

The New York Jets are still treating the NFL as if it were its own personal big top.  The Geno Smith vs. Mark Sanchez battle will not be your average position battle. We knew this the second that Smith was drafted. What seemed sensible is the idea that that Jets owner Woody Johnson would have circled the wagons and put a gag order on the troops making negative statements. It...

Morning Kickoff: Tuesday's links and leftovers

BY NICK ST. DENISHere's some light reading to help you through the last part of your Tuesday morning:Geno Smith says he's not a diva.Joe Philbin has everyone on equal ground entering camp.The Patriots release a pair of rookie free agents.New Jets offensive lineman Willie Colon is in a guard state of mind.Steelers safety Ryan Clark says Tom Brady sees ghosts under pressure...
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