Found May 04, 2013 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Geno Smith
TEAMS: New York Jets
It has been just a week since the New York Jets selected West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith in the second round of the NFL Draft, but Smith has already fired his agent, and now ESPN New York reports teams passed on Smith in the first round because of Smith’s ‘diva attitude’.During his pre-draft meetings with teams, Smith constantly used his cell phone to send texts and check twitter according to Yahoo Sports.NFL scouts and executives continued to bash the young quarterback’s character.“He’s going to have a tough time in New York,” an NFC scout said to ESPN New York. “Right now, he’s coming off as a spoiled, pampered brat.”From an AFC executive, “One of his perceived weaknesses is working through adversity.”Smith will certainly go through adversity in New York. After going to two straight AFC Championships, the Jets missed the playoffs in 2011 and 2012 finishing 8-8 and 6-10.The Jets apparently questioned Smith’s character after interviews with him at the combine in February, but pi

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After firing his agents this week, New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith will meet with CAA next week, according to ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Geno Smith will meet with CAA next week to talk representation. Only question is: Will Jay-Z show up? — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) May 2, 2013 Rovell brought up a good question, will Jay-Z be present ?  As we should all know by now, Jay...

Geno Smith reportedly has “diva attitude”

Grab some popcorn and settle in kids, this Geno Smith story just keeps getting better and better. While Smith is blaming his now-former agents for his big tumble in the NFL draft, several NFL sources have now claimed the West Virginia quarterback’s attitude led to his fall. Smith was selected by the New York Jets with the 39th pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, but was projected by some...

Geno Smith continues to get blasted

According to Rich Cimini of, at least one team that had a pick in the top-ten of last weeks draft passed on Jets quarterback Geno Smith because of his attitude. Smith’s behavior before, during and after the draft has raised questions about his maturity, according to NFL talent evaluators. It also may have cost him money, approximately $3 million a year. At least...

NFL Team Claims That Geno Smith Is A "Spoiled Brat"

According to a report, the reason why many NFL teams passed up on West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith was due mostly to the fact that he acted like a "spoiled brat" before the 2013 NFL Draft.It's unknown which team  made the claim, but a source is saying that it was a 10-top draft team who claimed that they thought Smith was a diva. Also an NFC scout went as far as...

Scout: Geno Smith “a spoiled, pampered brat”

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Jets' Rookie Watch: Geno Smith

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Geno Smith: Attitude, Aptitude, or Both?

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More Proof That Geno Smith is Perfect for the New York Jets Circus

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Geno Smith unfazed by public criticism

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Turn On The Jets Sunday Six Pack – Offensive Concerns

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Garrard not in New York just to 'collect paychecks'

With the New York Jets' drafting Geno Smith and their apparent unconditional love for incumbent Mark Sanchez, David Garrard certainly isn't the frontrunner for Gang Green's Week 1 starting quarterback gig.But the veteran signal-caller isn't in Florham Park just to sit around and pad his bank account. "I'm healthy now and I'm going to be going after it...
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