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The Jets’ quarterback competition is far from over, even as the regular season inches closer by the day, but Rex Ryan may finally have his starter for opening day.
Geno Smith is likely to start for the Jets in Week 1, according to ESPN. The rookie quarterback has been inconsistent this preseason, showing signs of poise and accuracy from the pocket but also throwing three interceptions and taking a safety during extended action against the Giants in the third preseason game . That same game was where incumbent starter Mark Sanchez suffered the shoulder injury that has sidelined him of late.
Sanchez has been out of action, missing all recent practices, since suffering a bruised joint in his throwing shoulder during the fourth quarter of the Jets’ preseason win. Sanchez is listed as day-to-day by the Jets’ staff, but he could miss a few weeks while recovering from the injury, which would allow Smith to start in the season opener against the Buccaneers.
Sanchez is expected to be reevalu...
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Several media outlets have reported that the Jets' new general manger John Idzik and head coach Rex Ryan are ready to "move on" from Mark Sanchez. The move comes as a bit of a surprise since releasing Sanchez will cost the Jets against the salary cap, but it is the right move for all involved, especially Sanchez.As a rookie in 2009, Sanchez played, well, like a rookie...
New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez is likely to miss the season opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on September 8. The fifth-year pro out of USC is suffering from a deep shoulder bruise picked in the fourth quarter of the preseason game versus in state rival New York Giants.
Ian Rapport reports that although the Jets still have Sanchez at day-to-day there is worry within...
Geno Smith has his offensive coordinator in his corner, and that just might help him win the Jets starting quarterback position by default.
Ian Rapoport was on NFL Network Friday, and reported that Jets offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg prefers Geno Smith over Mark Sanchez.
Mornhinweg reportedly is a “big fan of Smith’s potential and believes he’s the better option, whether...
Rookie Geno Smith will get his second start for the New York Jets, as expected, when the team plays at New England on Thursday night.
Coach Rex Ryan says Monday that Smith, coming off an 18-17 win over Tampa Bay on Sunday, will play against the Patriots after he was mostly solid in his NFL debut.
Ryan adds that Mark Sanchez, sidelined with a shoulder injury, will not play and the...
The New York Jets losing Mark Sanchez due to a deep shoulder bruise late in last week's preseason game against the New York Giants game might bring more snaps for rookie signal-caller Geno Smith.
After all was said, much was in fact done. The New York Jets are moving onto a new era of football at the Meadowlands.
The team announced it’s not giving the starting nod to the guy who signed a $56M extension last offseason, but to its dynamic rookie Geno Smith.
Indeed Smith threw three picks in the third preseason game against the Giants, and has looked rookie-like at times,...
The New York Jets may have no other option but to start rookie Geno Smith under center for Week 1.
Mark Sanchez, who was hurt late in the Jets third preseason game, could miss multiple weeks according to ESPN’s Ed Werder on SportsCenter.
This situation is ongoing as is the quarterback battle in New York.
Since the status of Sanchez is still up in the air so is the starting job...
Oh the Jets. The
J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS! After flip-flopping
like a fat stack at IHOP on which quarterback was who and where, New York Jets
head coach, (blah) Rex Ryan, NOW commits to rookie New York Jets QB, Geno Smith.
Patra of NFL.com reports that the head of the three New York football
families, (even though two actually play in Jersey, who cares), New York Jets
In the modern NFL it’s rare if a team carries three quarterbacks. This season the Jets, Raiders and Redskins plan on carrying four. At least for now that is.
The Jets will have Mark Sanchez, Geno Smith, Matt Simms and Graham Harrell. I could see Harrell getting released once Sanchez gets healthy. They probably don’t want Simms backing up Smith in next weeks opener.
With New York Jets' quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Greg McElroy hobbled by injuries, second year gunslinger Matt Simms has made a strong case this preseason to be the team's backup quarterback to start the 2013 regular season.