Found August 12, 2013 on AFC East Daily:
BY NICK ST. DENISRookie Geno Smith is trying to take the New York Jets' starting quarterback job from incumbent Mark Sanchez.To do that, he has to stay on the field.Smith sustained a "minor ankle injury" Friday during the team's preseason loss to the Detroit Lions. The former West Virgina signal caller limped off the field after a play that saw him plant to throw, scramble left and drop to the turf gingerly.He didn't return to the game, but he probably would have gutted it out if it were a regular season game and he was the starter. Regardless, Sunday, Smith was back on the practice field, albeit not 100 percent."I felt it was important just to practice," Smith said Sunday. "You can’t miss a day of practice. I pride myself for being out there at all times and one little ankle injury wasn’t going to keep me from practicing and competing with my teammates."Smith said X-rays and and MRI on the injury provided "great results," and that...
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