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...

Geno Smith rolls ankle as Jets lose first preseason game

Even the eerily calm John Idzik must have felt his heart skip as he saw his prized rookie quarterback Geno Smith limping off the field heading toward the trainers. Smith’s first career NFL game and he already was hurt. The rookie had taken an awkward fall hurting his right ankle in the process as he scrambled away from pressure in the third quarter of the Jets’ 26-17 preseason...

Jets' Geno Smith practices despite sore ankle

New York Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith has fully participated in practice despite a sore right ankle that shortened his NFL debut at Detroit on Friday night. Smith twisted the ankle on a play in the third quarter of the Jets' 26-17 loss, but he says an X-ray and MRI exam revealed ''great results'' and calls it a ''little ankle injury.'' ...

No fracture for Jets rookie QB Smith

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith did not sustain a fractured ankle against the Lions on Friday he told reporters after the game. Smith went on to say he expects to play in the Jets' game against the Jacksonville Jaguars next week. Smith went down with an apparent ankle injury early in the third quarter cutting short his pro debut. He was trying to escape pressure and rolled...

Report: Jets' Smith has ankle sprain

Jets rookie quarterback Geno Smith got some good news Saturday. Smith suffered a mild ankle sprain and is not expected to miss any significant time, according to ESPN. Smith rolled his right ankle during a third-quarter scramble in New York's 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions on Friday. Before the injury, he had completed 6 of 7 passes for 47 yards. The Jets' second-round...

Geno Smith leaves Jets' preseason game with ankle injury

New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith left Friday night's 26-17 loss against the Detroit Lions early in the third quarter after he rolled his right ankle. Smith was able to avoid being sacked on the play and scrambled for a gain of about a yard before he planted his right foot awkwardly and went down. He came up limping and immediately signaled to the sidelines that he was hurt...

NFL Injury News: No fracture for Jets QB Geno Smith

One of the most watched quarterback battles this offseason is between rookie Geno Smith and veteran Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets. The battle between these two appeared as if it might go to Sanchez by default for a few minutes on Friday night. Geno Smith entered the game and rolled his ankle, suffering a non-contact injury in the third quarter. Smith hobbled off the field with...

Geno Smith Won't Miss Much Time with Sprained Ankle

Jets rookie QB Geno Smith is not expected to miss much time with a mild ankle sprain, according to ESPN New York.Fantasy Spin:Smith, who is competing with incumbent Mark Sanchez for the starting job, suffered the injury during New York's preseason opener Friday. He went 6-of-7 for 47 yards in the game.

New York Jets Quarterback Competition Gets Ugly

The New York Jets‘ quarterback competition has been a pretty ugly sight for at least a couple of months now, but it looks even worse after the 26-17 loss to the Detroit Lions in the preseason opener Friday night. In the third quarter, rookie Geno Smith limped off the field after rolling his right ankle in an awkward fall as he scrambled away from pressure.  Despite the initial...

Rex Ryan defends Geno Smith: ‘I’m glad my kid didn’t go to West Virginia’

New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan came to the defense of rookie quarterback Geno Smith on Monday, and he took a shot at West Virginia in the process. A number of players who were teammates with Smith at West Virginia last season were quoted by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review as saying the team lacked leadership. […]

Sanchez Erratic in Jets Exhibition Opener

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was erratic against the Detroit Lions Friday night.  He made a couple of key mistakes, but also did some good things late.  Fortunately for Sanchez the game was in Detroit or the Jets’ fans would have been shaking the house with boos. The New York Jets QB controversy started Friday night and it didn’t take long for the drama to begin....

Game, Set, Sanchez

Whoever doesn’t believe Mark Sanchez will not win the QB matchup with rookie, Geno Smith, then you need to watch the tape of the first preseason game. Geno Smith did something with the offense anyone could have done. I know the biggest play from the Friday game was Ziggy Ansah’s interception for a touchdown but, Mark Sanchez did show great poise after that completing 9 of 10...

QB Stock Watch: The New York Jets

The New York Jets have one of the most laughable quarterback situations year after year. Will 2013 be any different? Please click here to read this story The post QB Stock Watch: The New York Jets appeared first on Players View.

AFC East preview: New York Jets

New York Jets 2012: 6-10, tied for 3rd in AFC East After a disappointing 6-10 finish to the 2012 regular season, Rex Ryan and the New York Jets entered training camp with an extensive list of changes that desperately needed to be made in order to start “Gang Green” on the long path to rebuilding their franchise. If Ryan is unable to successfully oversee the implementation of...

Rex Ryan defends Geno Smith

There was some talk coming out of West Virginia this past weekend that New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith wasn’t the leader people thought he was. Whether it’s true or not is one thing but there’s one person standing by his side, his head coach Rex Ryan. Ryan didn’t sound too happy that his former teammates would say stuff like this now and took his own shot at the university...

Tuesday NFL Notes

The Jets starting quarterback job battle rages on as Mark Sanchez took the majority of first-team reps Monday and Tuesday while Geno Smith handled most of them over the weekend. Unless one of them really outshines the other during the week and/or during Saturday’s game against the Jaguars, this decision may be put off for yet another week. The gut feel is that the Jets would like...
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