Found August 24, 2013 on
This Given Sunday:
Just when it looked like Mark Sanchez had the Jets’ quarterback competition wrapped up, he may have been dealt a bad break, handing the job back to Geno Smith.
Mark Sanchez exited the Jets’ game against the New York Giants after being hit by defensive tackle Marvin Austin with an apparent throwing-shoulder injury. Sanchez played very little, with the Jets instead taking an extended look at rookie quarterback Geno Smith.
Smith didn’t impress anyone, throwing three interceptions and channeling his inner Dan Orlovsky by running out the back of the endzone by his own mistake.
At that point, it looked like Mark Sanchez would be the Jets’ starting quarterback, at least to begin the season. Now, we’re not even sure he’ll be back.
Although it’s a bad situation, the injury could simplify the Jets’ quarterback issues. If Sanchez is indeed out for an extended period, there will be no continuity issues. Geno Smith will be the Jets’ top man, and they’ll have to make due. While th...
BEST OF MAXIM
Mark Sanchez entered Saturday nights preseason game in the fourth quarter and was sacked three times before exiting with a shoulder injury.
Sanchez had been competing with Geno Smith for the starting quarterback job of the Jets.
Mark Sanchez had XRays. He will also be undergoing a MRI, I'm told. #nyj
— Manish Mehta (@MMehtaNYDN) August 25, 2013
Smith may be named the quarterback...
BUTT OF JOKES
Here’s a picture that a New York Jets fan posted on Reddit of another Jets fan at the game preseason game between the Jets and Giants wearing a Mark Sanchez jersey that’s been modified to read “Butt Fumble”:
For those of you who do not know, or may not remember, the great event known as “The Butt Fumble” took place last Thanksgiving when the Jets hosted the Patriots...
It didn’t look good.
The Jets are having all type of problems with their quarterbacks.
As fans still debate whether Rex Ryan's move to put Sanchez in the Giants game in the fourth quarter, his injury and its severity, are starting to come to light.
According to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter, Sanchez sustained a bruised right shoulder joint in Saturday's game.
While the injury does not appear season-ending or even a 'half season off' deal...
The New York Jets entered Saturday night’s preseason game against the New York Giants with a big question mark surrounding the quarterback position.
They left it with far worse.
In addition to a less-than-impressive three-interception effort from rookie Geno Smith fifth-year veteran Mark Sanchez left the game with a right shoulder injury after being inexplicably inserted into...
Ugh, I’m making the lead paragraph about Mark Sanchez. I know, blech. I might as well have talked about Bob Dole here, it would’ve been just as exciting. But the reality is, despite him not getting drafted even in 2QB leagues, Sanchez was set to be the starting quarterback for the Jets this year. You see, Rex Ryan got this tattoo and…well, tattoos are forever. Well...
The only thing dumber than Rex Ryan playing Mark Sanchez this past weekend was the post-game presser that followed. Today, sitting in for Esiason on Boomer & Carton, New Jersey governor Chris Christie weighed in on NY Daily News 'ghost writer' Manish Mehta.
"Idiot. The guys a complete idiot. Self-consumed, underpaid, reporter. Who, by the way, I couldn't pick...
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will hope to forget about his first NFL start after a horrendous performance Saturday night against the New York Giants.
Geno Smith struggled in his first start with three interceptions and a safety.
Smith, who was battling an ankle injury since week one of the preseason, was named the starter against the Giants for the Jets third preseason game...
It’s the third week of the NFL preseason, which is usually the week when teams put their best foot forward in the dress rehearsals. Coaches often play their starters well into the third quarter, and players ramp up the intensity now that roster cuts are around the corner.
Here are some important storylines to keep an eye on as the regular season quickly approaches.
Can the Bears...
N.Y. Jets coach Rex Ryan needs to be fired.
No really, fired. This is not reaction trolling. I'd actually really fire him before Week 1 if I were Jets general manager John Idzik.
Playing veteran quarterback Mark Sanchez in Saturday's fourth quarter, behind a second-string offensive line, after their only other viable option, Geno Smith, had absolutely proven himself not...
TJ Rosenthal kicks off another week of New York Jets coverage at Turn On The Jets with his weekly No Huddle - Make sure to give TJ a follow on Twitter on Turn On The Jets a follow on Facebook.
We Have Entered The Green And White Zone
Forget the Twilight Zone. The Jets flew into a whole new air space of bizarre against the Giants. To a place that even the longest standing...
After much deliberation, the New York Jets finally announced that rookie quarterback Geno Smith will start tomorrow’s preseason game against the New York Giants. Smith was apparently slated to start the team’s 2nd preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars but those plans were thrown by the wayside after Smith injured his ankle against the Detroit Lions.
As usual, no one...
While Geno Smith's 3 INT night may look bad on paper, former Jets TE Anthony Becht sees promise in the QB.
#Jetsnation after watching last nights game GenoSmiths performance was one of most accurate I've seen a QB in NY since Chad Pennington..cont
— Anthony Becht (@Anthony_Becht) August 25, 2013
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