Found August 31, 2013 on NESN.com:
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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