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New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith will not play in the team's preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars because of a sprained ankle.
Smith was injured in the Jets' preseason opener last Friday, suffering a mild sprain to his right ankle in the third quarter of the 26-17 loss. Smith was cleared by team trainers to practice but walked with a noticeable limp early in the week during training camp at SUNY Cortland, and acknowledged that the ankle was sore.
Mark Sanchez, competing with Smith for the job, is starting Saturday night and expected to play most of the first half.
Smith, the team's second-round draft pick, was intercepted four times in Wednesday's practice, including three in 11-on-11 drills, prompting coach Rex Ryan to call his performance ''brutal.''
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If you let the New York Jets quarterbacks Geno Smith or Mark Sanchez tell it, the odds are in their respective favors to win the quarterback’s job.
The truth is that somebody has to and will lose. Smith told the West Virginia Gazette that he feels good about where he stands heading into training camp.
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Geno Smith is now signed sealed and delivered after agreeing to a four-year $5 million deal with the Jets.
Some critics and pundits, particularly competing agents of Roc Nation Sports are now going to try to rip Smith’s representation for the way they put together the deal.
According to Pro Football Talk, Geno Smith’s contract ties nearly $700,000 to him participating in the...
The New York Jets have announced that they’ve signed second round pick, quarterback Geno Smith.
The New York Jets have signed second-round rookie QB Geno Smith.
— New York Jets (@nyjets) July 22, 2013
Smith will now be ready to go as the Jets start training camp later this week.
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Getting drafted by the Jets is a blessing and a curse for Geno Smith. After sitting through the entire first night of the draft and thinking about skipping day two, Smith landed in a situation where the starting quarterback gig is there for the taking.The flip-side of all of that is it’s for a team that can’t get its act together. Case in point, the way they handled the Tim Tebow...
Rookie signal-caller Geno Smith is ready to take the New York Jets starting quarterback job by storm. Find out how Sanchez's shortcomings might pave the way for Smith to start.
FLORHAM PARK, NJ - The Jets came a little closer to securing all of their rookie draft class today by signing QB Geno Smith several sources confirm.Reports this morning say Smith signed a 4 year $5MM deal.Smith is represented by Jay Z's new sports agency Roc Nation Sports. His contract surely isn't what he thought he'd get, as many had originally projected him as a high...
Geno Smith apparently doesn’t think much of his competition for the Jets’ quarterback job this fall.
The brash rookie, who played at West Virginia, told a newspaper over the weekend he feels he has a “great shot” of unseating Mark Sanchez for the No. 1 job when their battle resumes this week in training camp.
“I’m prepared,’’ Smith told the Charleston (W. Va.) Gazette...
The quarterback competition between Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith is the most interesting storyline to follow from New York Jets training camp this summer. Most reporters have used words like “uninspiring” to describe Smith’s performance during practice since the Jets drafted him, and multiple reports have indicated Sanchez should be the starter come Week 1. [...]
After fumbling away the starting quarterback job in 2012, embattled veteran Mark Sanchez doesn't deserve to start for the New York Jets this upcoming season. Find out why rookie Geno Smith should get the nod from Rex Ryan in 2013.
BY NICK ST. DENISQuarterback Geno Smith was drafted by the New York Jets in April to compete with incumbent Mark Sanchez for the starting job.Now, he's getting paid for it.The Jets announced Monday they signed the second-round signal-caller out of West Virginia. ESPNNewYork's Rich Cimini reported Smith's deal "will be about $5(million) over four years."Smith...
It looks like it will be another year of watching Mark Sanchez under center in the Meadowlands.
Sanchez has a “firm grip” on the starting role at quarterback, according to Don Banks of Sports Illustrated. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News confirms Banks’ report, saying it’s unlikely rookie Geno Smith will be starting Week 1, but that he’ll get a chance to play if...
As much as Jets fans would like to see Geno Smith be their week one starter this season, Mark Sanchez will likely win the job, according to the New York Daily News.
Smith thrived with quick, short passes in college — one of the staples in Mornhinweg’s offense, too — but it’s unlikely that the rookie will be ready to be the Week 1 starter. He’s still working...
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