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The New York Jets don’t have a clue about who the QB is that they drafted. Sure, they know his name is Geno Smith, but beyond that, it appears that their scouting of him is something that nobody else saw. According to ESPN New York, the Jets plan on using Smith as a change-of-pace QB in the event that Mark Sanchez earns the starting job for the 2013 season. If this scenario sounds familiar to you, it should. Last year, the Jets said the same thing about Tim Tebow when they brought him in. But the big difference between Tebow and Smith is that Tebow was a running QB, and Smith isn’t. Tebow played in offenses that played to his strength, which was carrying the ball. When Smith was involved in designed runs from the QB position, they often failed at West Virginia. He doesn’t have the instincts of a running QB. He’s as much of a pocket passer as Sanchez. Whether or not he is a better one is yet to be determined. Why would the Jets be even contemplating this move? Obviously there is a movement to work the read/option offense into NFL playbooks. I am not saying [...]
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The Jets reportedly are “toying with the idea” of using rookie Geno Smith as a “change-of-pace quarterback” if he doesn’t earn the starting job.
Oh, Jets. The minute New York drafted Geno Smith in the second round of the NFL draft, a new quarterback controversy was born. The job is the rookie’s to win, according to ESPN.com, but even if he can’t grab the starting role from Mark Sanchez, Smith could still get some playing time. “The coaches are toying with the idea of turning Smith into what [Tim] Tebow was supposed...
The New York Jets are at it again, at least they might be according to ESPN New York. Rich Cimini, in his camp preview of the New York Jets, mentioned that the Jets may be thinking about using Geno Smith in the way Tebow was originally meant to be used by the team.
"The coaches are toying with the idea of turning Smith into what Tebow was supposed to be last season -- a...
Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith could still get on the field even if Mark Sanchez beats him out for the starting role, according to Rich Cimini.Fantasy Spin:The thought is they could put in a read-option offensive set for Smith, but fantasy owners only need remember the Tim Tebow offensive game plan to know that it won't work. Fantasy owners need Smith to win the job outright...
Mark Sanchez is holding his annual “Jets West” camp and, unsurprisingly, Geno Smith is a no-show. While several New York Jets skill position players showed up for team bonding, weight lifting, and other forms of practice led by Sanchez in Mission Viejo, Calif., the incumbent’s biggest competition at quarterback was training in Florida on his [...]
Geno Smith may have passed on Mark Sanchez’s Jets West camp, but in his eyes, he and Sanchez are cool.
While speaking to OCNN, Smith said ‘he and Sanchez have no hard feelings.”
“Me and Mark are cool. There’s no hard feelings or anything,” Smith said. “He’s up there getting some work with the guys, I’m down here getting work, some guys are going to be down here...
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According to Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com, the Jets are “toying with the idea” of using Smith as a “change-of-pace quarterback” if he doesn’t earn the starting job.
In this scenario, Smith would have a package of plays — mostly of the read-option variety — that could “exploit his speed.”
Geno Smith raised a few eyebrows last week when he was a no-show for Mark Sanchez’s “Jets West” camp. Sanchez’s camp has become an annual tradition with the New York Jets and a time where the team can work on bonding, conditioning and other forms of practice. As LB mentioned before, Smith probably chose not [...]
The New York Jets do some pretty strange things. Keeping Mark Sanchez as their starting quarterback for this length of time is one of them, but the latest news out of Jets camp is even more puzzling than that. Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com reported on Monday morning that Rex Ryan and company are “toying with” [...]
After a slow news weekend for the NFL, the New York Jets made news today with rumors regarding their quarterback position. They haven't named a starter, and this has nothing to do with Jets West. Rich Cimini of ESPNNewYork.com reported that the Jets are thinking about using rookie Geno Smith as a “change-of-pace quarterback”:
"The coaches are toying with the idea...
BY NICK ST. DENISThere's no doubt about it -- Stephen Hill wants to get better.At the request of New York Jets defensive coordinator Dennis Thurman, the now second-year wideout Hill recently traveled to Southern California to work out with Antonio Cromartie and his crew of defensive backs. (photo: Pedro Cambra, Flickr)Then, Hill joined up with Mark Sanchez and company at Sanchez...